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NITI Aayog, in partnership with the US administration, will host the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad on November 28-30.
The event will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US delegation will be led by Ivanka Trump, Advisor to US President Donald Trump, an official statement said on Friday.
This is the first time the Global Entrepreneurship Summit is being held in South Asia, the statement said, adding that "hosting GES 2017 in Hyderabad will empower Indian entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, and create innovative products and services that will transform societies for a better future".
The theme for this year's summit -- Women First, Prosperity for All -- will celebrate entrepreneurship in all its strength, diversity and entirety.
According to the statement, the four primary focus areas of GES 2017 are healthcare and life sciences, digital economy and financial technology, energy and infrastructure, and media and entertainment.