Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das will visit Japan and the Czech Republic from October 8-14 along with a high-level delegation to woo investors, an official said on Monday.

During the visit, Das and his team would be participating in a three-day engineering fair in the Czech Republic.

In Japan, the delegation would witness road shows in Tokyo and Osaka.

Sunil Barnwal, Secretary, Industry and Information and Technology, Jharkhand, met Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu and Czech Ambassador Milan Howarka besides other officials ahead of the visit.

Barnwal said that Japan and the Czech Republic were partner countries during the Momentum Jharkhand Summit earlier this year.

This visit would enable the Japanese companies to know about Jharkhand and also encourage investment and industrial growth in the state.

The Japanese envoy said that Jharkhand was the state with the most potential in the dream of a “New India”. He said that there was tremendous potential of growth and that Japan would be extending full cooperation to the delegation during the visit.

The envoy of Czech Republic said he was optimistic about Das’ visit. He said that many nations and renowned companies from across the world would be participating in the engineering show.

Officials of the Indian Embassy in the Czech Republic said final stages of preparation were on for the meetings and interactions during the visit.

Barnwal said Jharkhand would also have its pavilion at the international engineering show in which the investment potential, art and culture, and specialty of the state would be showcased.