India, UK PMs attend CEO Forum
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of UK, Mr. David Cameron, today attended the UK-India CEO Forum.
In his opening remarks, Prime Minister Cameron referred to Prime Minister Modi’s vision and intent for transforming India.
Shri Narendra Modi spoke of the historical ties and complementarities between the two countries. He said economic ties are extremely important elements of the relationship between countries. He referred to the Union Government’s initiatives such as “Make in India”, emphasis on infrastructure, opening up of FDI in various sectors, and commitments towards 50 million new houses by 2022 and 175 GigaWatts of renewable energy. He said investment by British companies in India would be a win-win partnership for both countries.
CEOs from both sides made brief observations. It was observed that the current time represents a ” tidal wave of opportunity” in India for investors.