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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump’s advisor and daughter Ivanka Trump jointly inaugurated 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit held at Hyderabad, Telangana.
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The mega event was co-hosted by National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog and US Government in partnership with Telangana Government.
GES is preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes over one thousand emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world. It is organized annually since 2010. This is the first time GES is being held in South Asia.
THEME OF GES 2017
“Women First, Prosperity for All” to celebrate entrepreneurship in all its strength, diversity and entirety.
FOUR AREAS OF FOCUS OF GES 2017
Digital Economy and Financial Technology, Health Care and Life Sciences, Energy and Infrastructure, and Media and Entertainment.
The summit will deliberate on four key sectors, focus on critical aspects of entrepreneurship and host interactive sessions between panelists and audience.
SOURCE – THE HINDU.