Minister KTR opened the global homefurnishing brand, IKEA store at Hitech city in Hyderabad. This is in fact, international brand IKEA's first store in the country. Speaking on the occasion, KTR said that it is a prestigious factor for not just Hyderabad but Telangana itself. IKEA has also agreed to showcase several local talents in its store. Handlooms and such other unique Telangana products will be used to produce the high class, designed furniture and other home furnishings in the store, he said.