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NITI Aayog to organise 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit from Nov 28-30

The theme for this year's summit is Women First, Prosperity for All

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog, in partnership with the US administration, will host the eighth annual in on November 28-30.

The event will be addressed by Prime Minister 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 is being held in South Asia, the statement said, adding that "hosting GES 2017 in will empower Indian 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, economy and financial technology, and infrastructure, and media and entertainment.

First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 17:44 IST