2 Nov 2014

Minister heads to India and Sri Lanka

1:16 pm on 2 November 2014

The Primary Industries Minister, Nathan Guy, departs on a trade mission to India and Sri Lanka today.

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. Photo: RNZ

The minister is leading a delegation including New Zealand companies and industry, and the former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming, who coaches India's Chennai Super Kings cricket team.

Mr Guy said the six-day mission to Colombo, Delhi and Mumbai was connected to New Zealand's co-hosting of the Cricket World Cup next year.

He said it would also promote New Zealand agricultural products, hi-tech services and hospitality.

Mr Guy and the New Zealand trade delegation will be meeting Indian and Sri Lankan ministers and business people.

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