Prime Minister Narendra Modi already reached Gujarat for Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017, today he will inaugurate the eighth edition of the summit.
This summit will be attended by a host of foreign leaders, and top global and Indian CEOs.The summit was started in 2003 by Modi as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
After the inauguration, Modi will attend a Global CEO Conclave, which will be participated by top global and Indian industry leaders.
The Heads of State expected at the event are Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya; Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda; Antonio Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal; Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia; Dmitry Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia; Piotrglinski, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Poland; Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France; Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan; Anna Ekstrom, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training, Sweden; Uri Ariel, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Israel; Lars Christian Lilleholt, Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark; Dr Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Cabinet Minister and Minister of State, UAE; Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Canada; Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Trade & Industry, Vietnam; Wladyslaw Ortyl, Chief Minister (Marshal) of Podkarpackie Region, Poland; Adam Struzik, Chief Minister (Marshal) of Mazowieckie Region, Poland; and Konstantin Markelov, Vice Governor and Chairman of the Government, Astrakhan region.
This time, 12 nations have agreed to become partner countries for the event, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, The Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, and UAE. Representatives of these countries will come with large business delegations. Out of these top 50, 25 are from India and the rest from countries like USA, Japan, France, UK, Netherlands, and Taiwan among others, said Additional Chief Secretary (industries and mines) PK Taneja.
Indian corporate leaders to attend the event include Mukesh Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Shashi Ruia, Anand Mahindra, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Anil Ambani, AM Naik, Gautam Adani, Dr Vishal Sikka, Uday Kotak, Adi Godrej, Dilip Sanghvi, Tulsi Tanti, Sudhir Mehta, Pankaj Patel, Sanjay Lalbhai, Dr Rajiv Modi, Sachin Bansal (Flipkart), Kunal Bahl (Snapdeal), Bhavish Aggarwal (ANI and Olacabs), Arundhati Bhattachara (SBI), YC Deveshwar (ITC) and BK Goenka (Welspun).
The state expects to receive investment proposals of over Rs 25 lakh crore during the Summit.
Nisha Desai Biswal, an Indian-American serving as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State, will remain present along with large US business delegation.
Apart from more than 1,500 national and international delegates, heads of state and industry leaders from across the world, as many as 12 central ministers including Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will attend the event.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS