New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said that the Indian delegation led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will closely interact with global leaders and major corporations at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
According to the minister, the delegation will elucidate the opportunities present in India and understand the needs of the global companies and financial institutions to further enhance their presence in the country.
“We will work with all the global leaders, companies, technologists, financial institutions and financial private equity players, all of them, So that they should know what India is and so that they can align their interests with new India, so that they can also benefit and we can also benefit,” Prabhu said here.
The minister spoke on the sideline of the “Asean-India Business and Investment Meet and Expo” being held here.
The WEF 2018, to be held from January 23-26, will be attended by 350 political leaders, including over 60 heads of state or government, and CEOs of the world’s major companies.
Prime Minister Modi will be the first Prime Minister from India to participate in a forum meeting in two decades after the then Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda in 1997.
The main event in Davos will be the keynote speech of Modi at the plenary session on January 23.