Modi woos American CEOs: Here is what they said

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Washington, Sept 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in United States of America, on Monday met top American CEOs. The prime minister, determined to bring more investment to the country, assured the CEOs of tax stability and friendlier business environment in the country.

 Reportedly, the corporates have expressed interest to be a part of 'Make in India' campaign. Here is what some of the CEOs said:

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: "We discussed India. We are enthusiastic about the changes and the reforms in India and we are anxious to do our part in making India a better place. The meeting was very good. He is a very charismatic leader."

General Electric CEO Jeffery Immelt: It was an "excellent" meeting, Immelt Jeffery said, "GE is a long term investor in India. We look forward to more in the future." Modi is a PM with "good head set for business", he said and expressed hope that Modi would continue to "drive the reform process".

BlackRock CEO Laurence Flik: "Black Rock will host global investors meet in India, early 2015," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted.

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga: India-origin CEO Ajay Banga praised the Prime Minister for being a good listener and that he believed that Modi can execute plans like the way he did in Gujarat.

PepsiCo's chief Indra Nooyi: "Modi's answers questions brilliantly and is very focused on improving India. So, we are thrilled to be working with him".

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty: The US-based global technology giant IBM has been impressed by Modi and has taken keen interest in being a part of India's newly-launched initiatives like Smart Cities and Digital India.

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