On his first trip to the country, he faced throngs of Indians at press conferences and business meetings, while he searched for companies to acquire, and attempted to convince wealthy Indians to contribute to philanthropy
Can you give us some sense of how soon we could see Berkshire Hathaway making a significant investment in India?
Just within the last 10 days or so, we began an insurance operation here in India. I do not know where the next opportunity is going to come from. It was almost five -and-a-half years ago that I received a letter from Eitan Wertheimer of Iscar Metalworking. I didn’t know I was going to get that letter, it just came in and we are ready to go.
The same thing will happen in India; I will hear from somebody — I will be meeting a lot of people in the next few days and maybe from the next week or a year from now, one of those people may contact me and that is the way.