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PM Modi to inaugurate 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Tuesday

Around 20 Heads Of State And Ministers Representing Different Governments Across The World Would Attend The 8th Edition Of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

PTI | Updated on: 09 Jan 2017, 11:40:47 AM
PM Modi to inaugurate 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Tuesday


The 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will be inaugurated on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which will be held with many heads of states, top global businessmen and Indian CEOs and several business houses expected to participate in it. 

This time the state government expects to receive investment proposals of more than Rs 25 lakh crore from the at Summit, which was the brain child of Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat. 

In the 8th edition of the summit held in January 2015, Rs 25 lakh crore investment proposals were received by the state government. 

Around 20 heads of state and ministers representing different governments across the world would attend the 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit. Nisha Desai Biswal, an Indian-American serving as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central AsianAffairs in the United States Department of State will remain present along with large US business delegation. 

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Other prominent dignitaries are - President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, PrimeMinister of Portugal, Antonio Costa, PM of Serbia, AleksandarVucic, Deputy PM of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, first Deputy PMand Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Poland, PoitrGlinski. 

PM Modi will interact with some of the top state heads ahead of the formal inauguration of the Summit on Tuesday. 

This time, 12 nations have agreed to become partner countries for the event. They are - USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, The Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Sweden and UAE.

Representatives of these countries will come with large business delegations. After the inauguration ceremony, Modi will attend CEO's conference in which top global and Indian industry leaders will participate. Out of these top 50 industry leaders, 25 will be fromIndia while the remaining will be from other countries, such as USA, Japan, France, UK, Netherlands and Taiwan among others, said Additional Chief Secretary (industries and mines) P K Taneja. 

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First Published : 09 Jan 2017, 11:23:00 AM