Foxconn country head calls on Andhra CM

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Foxconn International Holding’s Country Head and Managing Director Josh Foulger met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, here on Tuesday, and said it was planning to increase production.

The head of Taiwanese multinational electronics company informed Reddy the company had employed 15,000 women at its Sri City SEZ unit in the Nellore district and provided skill development training to women.

Foxconn sells 35 lakh mobile phones per month.

Stating that Andhra Pradesh is the best investment destination and provides full cooperation to investors, Reddy said the government was ready to welcome new opportunities and taking steps to make the state an electronic hub.

The Chief Minister said the government would set up high standard skill development centres in each 25 parliamentary constituencies to train manpower.

“The government is planning to create more jobs through these skill development centres and Foxconn should take steps in this regard,” a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office quoted him as saying.

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