PM Narendra Modi will address the 'Future Investment Initiative Summit 2019' in Saudi Arabia in a while. The event is being held as 'Davos in Desert'. Leaders from across the globe will address issues like utilizing the investment to drive growth opportunities, enable innovation and disruptive technologies, and address global challenges.
PM Modi in Riyadh FII meet: Highlights
8: 55 PM: "Investment in the energy sector is required for good growth," said PM Modi at FII
8:45 PM: "India has become the world's largest startup ecosystem," said PM Modi at FII
8:53 PM: PM Narendra Modi said that the Indian government is focussing on investment to improve infrastructure.
8:50 PM: PM Modi said that India wants to provide a home for every Indian
8:49 PM: "Our relations with Saudi Arabia are several years old. Our ancient relations has built a strong foundation for our strategic partnership," said PM Modi at FII
8:45 PM: PM Narendra Modi is delivering a keynote speech at Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Saudi Arabia
6:55 PM: PM Narendra Modi meets King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abulaziz Al Saud in the Saudi capital Riyadh
2:29 PM: HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy had a productive meeting with PM Modi. Both dignitaries talked about efforts to improve energy cooperation between the two nations.
1:44 PM - With an emphasis on synergies for a sustainable future, PM Modi had an extensive meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture.
1:23 PM - The official engagements in Riyadh begin with a productive meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan. The PM Modi discussed ways to deepen business and cultural linkages.
Why FII is being held as Davos in Dessert
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) is an international platform for expert-led debate between global leaders, investors, and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment. This is the third edition of FII and it emphasizes continuing the construction of active global networks of various influential decision-makers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is accompanied by high-level leaders from the business community. Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani is also slated to address the conference.
The Summit will be attended by more than 6000 people. Most importantly, the summit will have over 275 speakers and more than 30 public figures. The event will focus on issues from more than 25 sectors which will be addressed by world leaders from more than 30 countries.
There are three main themes of this event--- Sustainable Future, Technology for good and Advanced Society.
Watch Livestream from FII, Riyadh