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Narendra Modi meets America’s leading CEOs

Narendra Modi meets America’s leading CEOs

India Blooms News Service | | 25 Jun 2017, 09:39 pm
Washington, June 25 (IBNS): In one of his major engagements in the ongoing US-visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met America’s leading CEOs.

The list of CEOs included top names like Apple chief Tim Cook.

Modi said the entire world is currently looking at India.

"The whole world is looking at India," Modi said.

He said: "Growth of India presents win-win partnership for India and US both. US companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that."

Highlighting the GST move of his government, Modi said: "The implementation of the landmark initiative of GST could be a subject of studies in US business schools."

Speaking on the meeting, MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay‏ tweeted: " Strengthening the #IndoUS economic partnership. PM @narendramodi with 21 leading CEOs before the start of the CEOs roundtable."

Modi on Sunday reached Washington DC where he received a "warm personal welcome" from US President Donald Trump.

In a tweet, PM Modi wrote: "Thank you @POTUS for the warm personal welcome. Greatly look forward to my meeting and discussions with you @realDonaldTrump."

Welcoming the Indian PM, Trump also called his a 'true friend'.

Trump tweeted: "Look forward to welcoming India's PM Modi to @WhiteHouse on Monday. Important strategic issues to discuss with a true friend!"

On Monday afternoon, President Trump is scheduled to host PM Modi at the White House where the two leaders will beginning the bilateral discussion.

It will be followed by delegation-level talks, a reception and a working dinner.

The meetings are expected to raise issues such as are defence cooperation, boosting economic ties, terrorism combating operations and security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.

Images: Gopal Baglay Twitter page