New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar. The event was graced by the heads of five countries and over 30,000 national and international delegates, including CEOs of major companies from India and abroad.
Indian business tycoons including Mukesh Ambani, Uday Kotak, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Gautam Adani, Adi Godrej and Pankaj Patel attended the event. CEOs and top executives of global companies like BASF, DP World, Suzuki, Vanguard and Maersk were also present.
Later in the day, he will have one-to-one meetings with some of them. The Prime Minister will also take part in a ’round table interaction’ with the heads of global sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and institutional investors in the evening. This will be followed by a dinner with VVIP guests.
The Prime Minister’s 3-day visit to his home state Gujarat will end at Surat and Silvassa on January 19. A PIB release said that PM Modi “will visit Hazira in Surat on January 19 to mark the setting up of the Hazira Gun Factory. From Hazira, he will go to Silvassa “to inaugurate as well as to lay foundation stone for various projects”.