Modi meets tech titans in Silicon Valley, sells ‘Digital India’

September 27, 2015

Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi began a two-day trip to Silicon Valley on Saturday with a visit to “green” car maker Tesla Motors Inc and a meeting with Apple Inc’s CEO, Tim Cook.Modi, 65, the first Indian leader to visit the US West Coast in more than 30 years, also met Indian-born CEOs Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai of Microsoft Corp and Google Inc, respectively, before a dinner with 350 business leaders.

His trip follows a US visit by China’s president, Xi Jinping, who met with several tech leaders in Seattle earlier this week. Hardselling ‘Digital India’, Modi said it is “an enterprise for India’s transformation on a scale that is, perhaps, unmatched in human history.” Source

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