Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today ahead of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit and held meetings with partner countries. Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the summit tomorrow morning which would be attended by US secretary of state John Kerry and UN general secretary Ban Ki-Moon.
Modi arrived here in afternoon and held one to one meetings with representatives of various countries including Japan, Singapore, Netherlands, Australia, UK, South Africa and Canada. He also held talks with Bhutan Prime Minister Shering Tobago and held discussions to make ties between the two countries stronger.
He also held discussions with deputy PM of Poland, and Trade and Investment Ministers of UK, Australia and Singapore. The summit will host CEOs of global organisations, including Fortune 500 firms. Out of the business leaders invited for the Global CEO Conclave, some who have confirmed are Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank; Vittorio Colao, CEO Vodafone; Ajaypal Singh Banga, President, MasterCard; Lars Olof Lindgren CEO, SAAB; David Schoch, Group Vice President, Ford Motors; Michael Yeager, Chairman Cairn Energy; John Davies, Global Vice President, Intel; Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director, Standard Chartered Plc; Hamad Rashid Al-Mohamnadi, CEO, RasGas.
The conclave will also see participation by leaders of Indian companies like Cyrus Mistry of Chairman Tata Sons; Mukesh Ambani, Chairman Reliance Industries; Sunil Mittal, Chairman Bharti Enterprises; Adi Godrej, Chairman Godrej Group; Deepak Parekh, Chairman HDFC Bank and many more.
Over 2,500 international delegates from more than 150 countries are expected for the event, as against 2,100 delegates from 121 countries in 2013.
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