Pacts with US pharma giants during KTR tour

ktr-tourOn the second day of his business visit to the United States of America, minister KT Rama Rao met leadership from top global pharma companies in Maryland and New Jersey.

In the luncheon meeting, Mr Rama Rao met top executives of pharma, life sciences and healthcare multinational company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) – Mr Paul Stoffel, Chief Scientific Officer and Chairman of Pharmaceuticals Division, Ms Melinda Richter, Head of JLabs and Mr Jonathan Collard, Vice President.

Telangana government and IV2 Alliance, a non-profit corporation and one that works in tandem with US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) signed an MoU for collaboration to advance the global health. Principal Secretary, Industries Arvind Kumar signed the agreement on behalf ofTelangana Government.

The USFDA in a written communication stated that proposed Pharma City near Hyderabad can be the first of the international clusters it seeks to bring together to link scientific and medical advances from across the globe for better health care.

KTR presented Mr. Frank Weichold, Director, Science and Innovation at USFDA with a gift made of Cherial Paintings theme.

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