Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the final day of his official state visit to the United States, held a meeting with prominent US and Indian business leaders at the White House in Washington. The gathering, which included Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, astronaut Sunita Williams, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, Reliance Industries Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani, and Zerodha and True Beacon Co-Founder Nikhil Kamath, aimed to foster collaboration between the tech industry leaders of both nations.
During the Hi-Tech Handshake event, PM Modi emphasized the importance of talent and technology coming together to pave the way for a brighter future. He acknowledged the diverse range of tech companies present at the meeting, spanning from startups to well-established firms, and highlighted their joint efforts in shaping a new world.
PM Modi, who had previously described the visit as “a new chapter” in the strategic partnership between India and the United States, seeks to position India as a strong force in manufacturing and diplomacy on the global stage. The meeting with top CEOs served as an opportunity to strengthen ties and explore avenues for collaboration, further boosting India’s aspirations.
Following the engagement with business leaders, PM Modi continued his discussions with key US officials during a lunch at the State Department. Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken were among the prominent figures present, indicating the importance of the bilateral relationship and the shared objectives of both nations.
The interaction between PM Modi and the top CEOs in Washington not only underscores the significance of technology-driven collaboration but also demonstrates the global recognition of India’s potential as a major player in the tech and business sectors. The discussions held during the visit contribute to the growth and strengthening of economic ties between the two countries, paving the way for increased cooperation and opportunities for mutual benefit.
As the state visit concludes, the outcomes of these engagements are poised to shape future collaborations, innovation, and economic progress, reflecting the commitment of India and the United States to forge a stronger partnership on multiple fronts.
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