Thiruvananthapuram: An IT delegation from Australia will visit Kerala soon to strengthen bilateral business relations, officials said.
Barry O'Farrell, prime minister of New South Wales (NSW), Tuesday visited the Kerala IT pavilion at CeBIT 2013 -Australia, one of digital industry's biggest international events in Sydney, and hoped that Kerala-Australia IT trade will grow in the coming years.
"We have been aggressively marketing Kerala as a preferable IT destination in the international market by participating in global IT events like CeBIT and Gitex. The networking with global companies has created a very favourable image of Kerala IT in the market which was in our meetings with government and companies in Australia," state IT secretary P.H. Kurian said in a statement from Sydney after talks with New South Wales officials.
Kurian had earlier inaugurated the Kerala IT Pavilion in the presence of the CEOs of 17 Kerala IT companies participating in the event.
After the three-day CeBIT event, the Kerala delegation will visit Melbourne and Brisbane to meet IT companies and discuss on boosting two-way business.