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Davos 2018: India means business, says PM

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Davos, Jan 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told top CEOs in Davos that India means business and presents an exciting opportunity for the global businesses. Addressing a roundtable before a dinner meets, Modi narrated India's growth story.

Swiss Federal President Alain Berset, right, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shake hands prior to a meeting one day before the start of the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The meeting brings together enterpreneurs, scientists, chief executive and political leaders in Davos January 23 to 26. AP/PTI Photo

Modi is the first Indian prime minister to attend Davos summit in 20 years.

He was accompanied by top government officials including Vijay Gokhale, Jai Shankar and Ramesh Abhishek. Under the tagline of "India means business", the roundtable was attended by 40 CEOs of global companies and 20 from India.

After the meeting, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted about Modi narrating India's growth story and presenting exciting opportunities for global business in India at Davos.

The spokesperson also tweeted that the prime minister "hosted a roundtable meeting with CEOs of top global companies".

Modi, who arrived in Davos on Monday evening, will deliver an opening keynote address on Tuesday morning at the world economic forum annual meeting. Besides, he will also interact with the members of an international business community of the WEF.


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