At The GES Summit Ivanka Trump Heaps Praises On India, PM Modi
Nov 29 2017
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"From your childhood selling tea to your election as India's Prime Minister, you've proven that transformational change is possible", Ivanka said in her keynote address to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is being held in India for the first time. And now you are bringing that promise to hundreds of millions of people across your country. Colonel MS Dahiya SC spoke about the Siachen Operation in 1984-85 and recalled the difficulties involved in operating on inhospitable terrain. You are celebrating it as the world's largest democracy, and one of the fastest growing economies on earth.
"Its wonderful to be in this ancient city brimming with transformative technology", she said referring to Hyderabad.
The theme for this year's summit is "Women first, prosperity for all" and for the first time, about 1,500 female entrepreneurs attended the event. She felt that women are more likely than men to hire other women, and are also more likely to reinvest their income back in their families and communities.
She highlighted that in some countries, women are not allowed to own property, travel freely, or work without the consent of their husbands.
The inaguration of the entrepreneurship summit will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Ivanka addressing the grand event.
# The women entrepreneurs finance initiative will provide access to capital, network to women in developing countries. Ivanka is leading the USA delegation for the eighth edition of the summit.
She praised her father's administration, saying it promotes greater opportunity for women around the world through "domestic reforms and our global initiatives". Within minutes of their arrival, numerous participants got into networking, the foundations of which were laid over the mobile app GES "17 developed for the Summit".
"Just consider, if India closes the labour-force gender gap by half, your economy could grow by over $150 billion in the next three years", she said.