After hosting a ‘Digital India’ cooking for tip tech CEOs during San Jose, California in a US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set for a townhall during Facebook on Sunday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pronounced that he is looking brazen to carrying a review with Prime Minister Narendra Modi about what connectivity means for India’s destiny during a townhall session.
“I’ll horde Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a Townhall QA during Facebook HQ, where I’m looking brazen to carrying a review about what connectivity means for India’s future,” Zuckerberg wrote in a post on Facebook.
Zuckerberg visited a United Nations domicile yesterday where he participated in several sessions on a sidelines of a ongoing UN Sustainable Development Summit.
He and thespian Bono visited an creation space during a UN that Facebook and a universe physique partnered on to uncover a significance of connectivity in giving adults a voice around a world.
“The space demonstrates a state of connectivity in each nation and includes earthy exhibits of projects, including a unmanned aircraft to lamp down internet from a sky and a laser communication complement for delivering high bandwidth internet,” he said.
Earlier in a day some of a distinguished leaders who met a Prime Minister were John Chambers (Executive Chairman of Cisco Systems), Sundar Pichai (Google CEO), Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO) and Paul Jacobs (Executive Chairman of Qualcomm).
Narendra Modi and Mark Zuckerberg.
PM Modi on Saturday arrived in Silicon Valley with a concentration on creation and entrepreneurship.
The outing to Silicon Valley forms partial of Modi’s revisit to a US’ west seashore – a initial by an Indian primary apportion in some-more than 3 decades.
At a hotel lobby, a Prime Minister was tenderly welcomed by Indian Americans lifting pro-Modi slogans.
“With Prime Minister Narendra Modi in office, we have a event to energise US-India family and move a partnership to new heights,” Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of a absolute House Foreign Affairs Committee pronounced in a acquire matter as shortly as Modi landed during San Jose Airport.
Royce and several other lawmakers would be attending Modi’s residence to a Indian village on Monday night.
“Prime Minister Modi’s revisit to Silicon Valley will positively move a US and Indian tech sectors closer together, assisting to lower a clever and flourishing mercantile ties,” Royce said.
Earlier, Modi left New York after hosting a essential G-4 limit on UN Security Council reforms to start another essential partial of his US revisit with a packaged bulletin of meetings with corporate honchos in Silicon Valley.
During his two-day stay in Silicon Valley, he would start and interpretation his engagements with a Indian-American community, a final one being an residence to a throng of over 18,500 Indian-Americans during a SAP Centre in San Jose.
Sandwiched between a dual village events would be Modi’s visits to a campuses of Tesla Motors, Facebook and Google where he would reason meetings with a who’s who of Silicon Valley – trimming from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Sundar Pichai of Google, Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.
The first-ever Indian primary apportion to revisit Silicon Valley after it became a tellurian heart of creation and entrepreneurship, Modi’s initial rendezvous after a village cooking would be to expostulate down to a Tesla campus.
“Namaste California! PM @narendramodi arrives in San Jose, for a tech-startup-energy-diaspora-oriented weekend,” Ministry of External Affairs orator Vikas Swarup tweeted.
Namaste California! PM @narendramodi arrives in San Jose, for a tech-startup-energy-diaspora oriented weekend pic.twitter.com/O9EzvOAvai
— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) Sep 26, 2015
“A comfortable Californian welcome. Members of a Indian diaspora hail PM @narendramodi during San Jose airport,” he said.
A comfortable Californian welcome. Members of a Indian diaspora hail PM @narendramodi during San Jose airfield pic.twitter.com/qYGuAs9JED
— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) Sep 26, 2015
Modi would also accommodate members of a Sikh and Gujarati communities. On Monday morning, Modi will revisit a domicile of amicable network hulk Facebook, where he will reason a town-hall assembly with Zuckerberg.
He will afterwards conduct to Google, partial of his clever pull to expostulate technological creation in India.
Modi will also have shared meetings with US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, California Governor Edmund Brown. He will also accommodate Salman Khan, a owner and CEO of Khan Academy, a giveaway online preparation height that produces thousands of video lessons on different subjects for students.
He will also attend a roundtable on renewable appetite and an India-US start-up meet.