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Facebook founder Zuckerberg to meet Modi in Delhi

india Updated: Oct 09, 2014 13:54 IST
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Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his two-day visit to India.

Mark Zuckerberg is visiting the country to address the first Internet.org summit, that will take place on Oct 9-10 in Delhi. Zuckerberg's meeting maybe scheduled for Friday as the prime minister was in Indore this morning.

Earlier in July, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook visited the country which is the second biggest market after the US for Facebook.

Zuckerberg is the third high profile visit by a CEO after Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Micrsoft’s Satya Nadella. Zuckerberg, who recently snapped up the popular instant messaging service company Whatsapp early this year.

In his interactions with Modi, which will be a closed event, Zuckerberg will talk on how Facebook and the Indian government can collaborate. Modi had in July held discussions with Sandberg on the use of Facebook for improving governance, better interaction between people and the government.

The Internet.org summit will bring together officials and industry leaders to explore ways to deliver more Internet services for people in languages other than English.