India’s growth presents win-win partnership with US: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that growth of India presents win-win partnership for both India and the United States. Addressing CEO round table with US Business leaders in Washington today, Mr Modi said, US companies have a great opportunity to contribute to the partnership.

He said, India and the United States have shared values and if America becomes stronger, India will also benefit. As per reports the Prime Minister briefed CEOs about structural reforms undertaken by the Government and opportunities in various sectors.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a roundtable meeting with the US Business Leaders, at Washington DC, USA on June 25, 2017.

The roundtable was a virtual who is who of the corporate world where 21 CEOs including that of Google, Apple, Cisco, Lockheed Martin and Adobe. Mentioning about GST, the Prime Minister said, that Centre alone has initiated 7000 reforms, which indicates country’s quest for global benchmarks.

He invited cooperation in areas like start up, innovation, educational and vocational training. He pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in PPP model at 500 railway stations.

The CEOs at the round table applauded reform measures and steps taken by the government to improve ease of doing business. The CEOs lauded initiatives of like demonetization and digitization of economy.

Several CEOs showed their willingness to be partners in Skill Development and education initiatives. They also expressed their support for various flagship initiatives of the Government.”

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