PM Modi meets CEOs at a roundtable on financial sector in New York

New York, Sept.24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a five-day visit to the United States, began the first day of his trip with meeting American CEOs at a roundtable on financial sector here.

The meeting is taking place inside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where the Prime Minister is staying.

Modi, who is on his second visit to the United States, has a “packed schedule” ahead of him, which includes addressing world leaders at a landmark UN Sustainable Development Summit, interacting with top CEOs and Indian diaspora in the Silicon Valley.

In New York the roundtable on the financial sector is being described as a very important meeting with foreign institutional investors (FIIs) expressing a keenness to invest in India, and seeking promised deliverables from the Indian Government.

Prime Minister Modi will also attend roundtables on media and communications hosted by News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch and attend a dinner with Fortune 500 company CEOs.

He would then fly to the West Coast for his visit to California from September 26-27.

He will return to New York on September 28 for a bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama as well as to attend a high-level peacekeeping summit at the United Nations.

On Friday, he will address global heads of state at the Sustainable Development Summit hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon when the new and ambitious post-2015 development agenda will be adopted.

India will also host the G-4 summit on September 26. Modi will have meetings with French President Francois Hollande and heads of state from Bhutan, Sweden, Guyana and Cyprus, as well as the heads of state of Brazil, Japan and Germany. (ANI)

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