OPS to leave for US tomorrow

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will make a ten-day official tour of the US from tomorrow. Panneerselvam is scheduled to attend various engagements, including holding discussions on attracting investments to the state and meeting World Bank officials, an official release said here on Wednesday.

Earlier, Palaniswami had undertaken a three-nation tour, including the US, in August-September in an effort to bring more investments to the State. The Deputy Chief Minister's engagements include meeting with the officials of International Finance Corporation and visiting projects related to Housing and Urban Development. 

Panneerselvam, to be accompanied by Principal Finance Secretary S Krishnan, will visit the US cities of Chicago, Houston, Washington DC and New York,  the release said.  He will inaugurate an Electronics Donor Board for a Tamil Chair at the University of Houston, it added.

Panneerselvam will leave for the US on 8 November and return on 17 November.