PM Modi meets JP Morgan international council, discusses $5 Trillion economy goal

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Prime Minister Modi also said he had great discussions with Kissinger, Blair, and Rice and talked about wide-ranging global issues

New Delhi: Yesterday Prime Minister Narendra Modi met high-profile members of the JP Morgan International Council in New Delhi and discussed his ambitious vision for making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024 – 2025.

The council, which was founded in 1965, is an advisory group that provides advice to the JP Morgan leadership team on global trends, met for the first time in India since 2007.

After meeting, Modi tweeted and said “Very good interaction with the JP Morgan International Council, an illustrious gathering of top policymakers, thinkers, statesmen and stateswomen, captains of industry, innovators among others. Spoke about India’s efforts in health, education and becoming a $5 trillion economy,”.

The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former Australian PM John Howard, former US Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of Defence Robert Gates as well as leading figures from the world of business and finance like Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan Chase), Ratan Tata (Tata Group) and leading representatives from global companies like Nestle, Alibaba, Alfa, Iberdrola, Kraft Heinz etc were present as the International Council comprises of global statesmen .

Prime Minister Modi also said he had great discussions with Kissinger, Blair, and Rice and talked about wide-ranging global issues.

“Great discussions with former British PM Tony Blair. He has made a long-lasting contribution to his nation and has insightful views on a wide range of global issues excellent discussions with these global thought leaders,” said Modi.

Modi also said that the development of world-class physical infrastructure and improvements in affordable health-care and providing quality education were some other policy prime priorities for his Government. PM said people’s participation remained a guiding tenet of policymaking for the Government.


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