PM Modi to deliver first speech of the World Economic Forum in Davos today. As per the reports, PM Modi will convey India means business to the top CEO from across the world at the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. PM Modi will interact with 120 members of the International Business Council. He is the first prime minister of India to attend the forum meeting since two decades after HD Deve Gowda in 1997. PM Modi on the 24-hour visit to Switzerland will also hold a bilateral meeting with Sweden PM Stefan Lofven. The Ministry of External affairs tweeted that PM Modi has narrated India’s growth story and presenting the exciting opportunities for the global business in India.
PM Modi will meet with over 40 global industry CEO’s from 18 countries including Reliance, Airbus and Microsoft companies. This meeting will hold for two hours where all the delegations were invited to speak and raise their concern and suggestions. Ahead of World Economic Forum, PM Modi said he was moving from the ease of doing business to the ease of living. In the World Economic Forum India aims to showcase its potential as the driver of global economic growth which will be attended by nearly 15,00 delegates.
India to hold yoga training sessions for the entire meeting duration in the first at the World Economic Forum today. Also, India will showcase the Indian heritage and culture in Davos. On another side, the Swiss government will also host the annual informal WTO ministerial meeting that will attend by Minister Suresh Prabhu along with the global counterparts. Whereas on Monday the Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan was felicitated at the 24th Annual Crystal Awards along with actress Cate Blanchett and music legend Elton John. On the WEF Inclusive Development Index, India ranked on 62nd on the list of 103 countries.
Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi will address the World Economic Forum in Davos today. He is the first Indian Prime Minister in last 20 years who will address the prestigious global forum.#IndiaMeansBusiness pic.twitter.com/mbQLvsVS7K
— Manoj Sinha (@manojsinhabjp) January 23, 2018