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Indo-US Economic Summit from September 14

business Updated: Sep 12, 2016 01:26 IST
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It will be will be inaugurated by US Ambassador to India Richard Verma and will be addressed by Union Ministers, including Information & Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal along with global CEO’s and top executives.

Leaders from business, government and academia will debate on ways to enhance bilateral trade and investments between India and the US during a two-day summit in New Delhi.

Starting from September 14, the Indo-US Economic Summit “will deliberate on augmenting the existing two-way trade to $ 500 billion and will focus on sectors that foster growth,” Indo-American Chamber of Commerce said in a statement.

The chamber’s North India council is hosting the function.

It will be will be inaugurated by US Ambassador to India Richard Verma and will be addressed by Union Ministers, including Information & Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal along with global CEO’s and top executives.

The summit will bring together more than 250 people, who are thought leaders from business, government, civil society and academia.

“As the Indian economy further globalises and expands, the Summit will provide a valuable opportunity to assess developments across India-US trade relationship, economy and society,” Lalit Bhasin, Summit Chair and Regional President, IACC-NIC said.