Mamata Banerjee Chief Minister of West Bengal has left for Italy for a week – long trip to Rome and Germany to be a part of Mother Teresa’s canonisation and meet potential investors. She is accompanied by a group of industrialists and a 12- member official delegation.
“At the invitation of Missionaries of Charity, I am leaving for the holy Vatican City to participate in the canonisation ceremony of Mother Teresa. Mother was the mother of humanity. Her love for the ailing, the needy and the entire humanity was unbounded,” posted Banerjee on a social media website.
Moreover, she mentioned that Bengal is a proud city as Mother lived and worked there, she has showered people with her generous love and care. Banerjee asks for Mother’s blessings so that she can continue to serve the people of Bengal in the coming years.
The Chief Minister of West Bengal plans to stay in Italy till September 5 and attend a special reception being hosted by the first woman mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi in Vatican City during her visit.
She will then fly to Munich from Rome where she plans to meet German businessmen from the manufacturing sector to pitch Bengal as an upcoming investment destination. Ms Banerjee is expected to return back to Kolkata on September 10.