Prime Minister Narendra Modi on
Monday held a roundtable meeting with the CEOs of top global
companies ahead of this year's World Economic Forum.
"Narrating India's growth story and presenting exciting opportunities for
global business in India at #Davos, PM @narendramodi hosted a roundtable meeting
with CEOs of top global companies," Ministry of External Affairs said in a
The Indian Prime Minister will also interact with CEOs of Indian companies
Earlier in the day, Modi held a bilateral meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset who greeted the prime
minister with a warm handshake in this town in the Swiss Alps before leading
the Indian leader to the meeting.
This is Modi's second visit to Switzerland in nearly two years after his visit
in June 2016.
Modi is the first Prime Minister from India to participate in a forum meeting
in two decades after the then Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda in 1997.
The main event in Davos will be the keynote speech of Modi at the plenary
session on Tuesday.
Modi will interact with 120 members of the International Business Council, which is a part of the WEF.
Modi, in the course of his 24-hour visit to Davos, is also scheduled to hold a
bilateral meeting with Sweden Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Tuesday.