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India Global Week 2020: PM Modi invites world companies to India, links global and Indian revival

PM Narendra Modi stressed on the revival by linking global and Indian revival and invited global companies to come to India and establish their presence.

Jul 9, 2020 17:56 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 9 addressed the global audience virtually at India Global Week 2020. The three days event is being organised in the United Kingdom and will take place from July 9 to July 11.

While addressing the global audience for the first time since the pandemic, PM Modi stressed on the revival by linking global and Indian revival. Through his speech, he invited global companies to come to India and establish their presence.

The virtual event of three days will focus on India’s Trade and Investment prospects. The event will have 5000 global participants from 30 nations. They will be addressed by 250 global speakers across 75 sessions. 

PM Narendra Modi at India Global Week 2020:

While speaking at India Global Week 2020, PM Modi talked about revival and mentioned how natural it is in the present times. He further stated that it is equally natural to link global revival to India and that in the story of global revival, India will be playing a lead role. 

He added that India has remained one of the most open economies and we are laying a red carpet for all the global companies to come and establish their presence.

In his address, Prime Minister talked about India's economy and highlighted that while India is fighting a strong battle against the pandemic with an increased focus on people's health, the country is equally focused on the health of its economy as well. 

Theme of the India Global Week 2020:

Chairman and CEO of the India Inc. Group, Manoj Ladwa, informed that the theme of the event is ‘#BeTheRevival: India and a Better New World’.

He added that as the world battles to emerge out of the shadows of COVID pandemic, India with its technological prowess, immense talent tool, and growing appetite for leadership will play a central role in global affairs. He assured that PM Modi’s address during the virtual event will encourage the same thing.

India Inc.  group is a United Kingdom-based media house which is behind this annual event.

Who all will be attending the event?

The event will be attended by senior members of PM Modi’s cabinet which includes Railways and Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, and Skill Development Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey.

Prince Charles will also make a special address at an event. Other high profile officials from the British government include Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Health Secretary Matt Hancock, Home Secretary Priti Patel, India’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom will among the other to attend this event.

Sadhguru of ISHA Foundation, Indian-Origin Hollywood Actor Kunal Nayyar and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar among others will also participate in the event.

Events at India Global Week 2020:

India Global Week 2020 will have around 75 sessions. Apart from the discussion on India’s bilateral ties with the UK in a post-Brexit world, there will be series of country-specific sessions that will cover India’s relationships with countries such as Australia, the US, Japan, and Singapore.

The sessions at the India Global Week 2020 will also cover business, geopolitics, banking and finance, technology, defence and security, arts and culture, and pharma.

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