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Closer economic cooperation between India, US will help both nations: Modi

Ivanka will be in India to attend the three-day annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit which will start on November 28

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Manila: President Donald Trump, right, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the ASEAN Summit at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
File photo of US President Donald Trump, right, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the ASEAN Summit at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Prime Minister on Wednesday said closer economic cooperation between India and the will help both the countries.

Replying to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and White House advisor on Twitter, Prime Minister Modi said, "We look forward to welcoming you @IvankaTrump. Closer economic cooperation between India and helps our people, particularly our talented and innovative entrepreneurs."

Ivanka will be in India to attend the three-day annual (GES), which will start on November 28, in Hyderabad.

"This week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, spotlights the incredible contributions of innovators across the globe. I am excited to join many of these remarkable entrepreneurs with Prime Minister @narendramodi in India for #GES2017 in just two weeks!" Ivanka had tweeted.

The is the pre-eminent global entrepreneurship gathering and is being co-hosted by the US and Indian governments in Hyderabad this year.

The mega event will bring together 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters from around the world for two-and-a-half days of training and mentoring sessions, networking, and investment matchmaking.

Ivanka will lead the American delegation and NITI Aayog's senior advisor, C. Muralikrishna Kumar, will front the Indian side.

The theme of this year's meet is 'Women First, Prosperity for All'.

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 21:25 IST
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