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Telangana govt gearing up for global biz summit on Nov 28-29

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The is gearing up to host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here on November 28-29, an official said today, adding that it is spending Rs eight crore to ensure its smooth conduct.

Prime Minister Modi and Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, who is also the advisor to the US President, are scheduled to address the summit, besides top innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leaders.


"She (Ivanka Trump), along with some of her staff, will be staying in the Westin Hotel, located in the Raheja IT Park at Madhapur," Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries and IT, government, told reporters.

He added that the state was spending Rs eight crore for the smooth conduct of the summit.

The GES is an annual entrepreneurship gathering which convenes emerging entrepreneurs and investors from around the world.

This year's summit will highlight the theme -- 'Women First, Prosperity for All' -- and focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally, a statement of the US had earlier said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 20:57 IST
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