New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The 12th edition of the Indo-US Economic Summit will get underway here from September 14, to be inaugurated by Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu, the organisers Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) said in a statement.
The two-day conference will have a special address by US Ambassador to India Richard Verma, a keynote address on agriculture by Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and the valedictory address by Minister of State for Law and IT P.P. Chaudhary, the statement said.
“Being organised for the 12th consecutive year, the Indo-US Economic Summit is the one-stop platform for all Indo-US policy, business and trade deliberations,” the IACC said.
Leaders from business, government and academia “will deliberate on augmenting the existing two-way trade to $500 billion and will focus on sectors that foster growth,” it added.
“As the Indian economy further globalises and expands, the summit will provide a valuable opportunity to assess developments across India-US trade relationship, economy and society,” IACC Regional President Lalit Bhasin said.
According to the organisers, the conclave will bring together more than 250 people, who are thought leaders from business, government, civil society and academia.