Modi invites Indian-American business leaders to India
Keen to attract investment to India, Modi would be meeting as many as 11 top corporate honchos over breakfast tomorrow.
They include Google Executive Chairman Eric E Schmidt, Carlyle Group, Co-Founder and Co-CEO David M Rubenstein, Cargill President and CEO David W MacLennan, Merck & Co CEO Kenneth C Frazier Hospira Chairman John C Staley Citigroup CEO Michael L Corbat, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Dough Oberhelman, MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga, Pepsico Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.
The Prime Minister would also be having one-on-one meetings with six other senior executives. Besides Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C Blankfein, Modi would be meeting Boeing Chairman and CEO W James McNerney Jr, BlackRock Chairman and CEO Laurence D Fink, IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, among others.
He will participate in a business meet, to be organised by USIBC, that is expected to be attended by 300-400 businessmen in Washington on September 30.
In his address at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Modi yesterday called for a more stable and inclusive growth and stressed that it require a genuine international partnership.