US president Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump is scheduled to visit Hyderabad in the month of November last week for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
Sources says that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also attend the summit.
During his visit to Washington Prime Minister Modi invited Ivanka for the GES.
At the White House Rose Garden joint press statement, Trump had said, “And I believe she has accepted.” Ivanka had nodded in agreement.
“Thank you, Prime Minister Modi, for inviting me to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall,” Ivanka later tweeted.
Sources at the Prime Minister’s Office said NITI Aayog has been asked to make it a mega event, since the summit is being held in India for the first time.
The summit typically includes a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring and networking sessions aimed to give participants tailored opportunities to gain skill and relationships that will help their ventures grow.
The summit, which was first organised in Washington DC in 2010, has since been hosted in Istanbul, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Marrakesh, Nairobi, and Silicon Valley.
The plan to host GES 2017 in India was first announced during Modi’s US visit in June 2016, in a joint statement.
According to sources, entrepreneurs from India who are involved in Startup India — India’s own startup and entrepreneurship programme — will be among the participants in Hyderabad.
One of the focus areas of this year’s summit will be women entrepreneurs.