Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Ivanka Trump inaugurated the 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad on Tuesday. The three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit event is themed around "Women First, Prosperity for All".
India is hosting the event for the first time. The summit is taking place at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City, the Information Technology hub.
The inaugural session of the summit was addressed by Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. Ivanka Trump was next to deliver her speech at the summit. Ivanka's address was centered about women's rapid growth as world class entrepenuers and how India was a role model for the rest of the world to follow in terms of women empowerment.
The summit focuses on women entrepreneurs and all eyes shall be on on US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump. Ivanka Trump's 350-member delegation includes top administration officials and a large number of Indian-Americans. The summit will also feature 1,200 young entrepreneurs, mostly women.
PM Modi will also host a dinner for the US President's daughter at Hyderabad's Falaknuma Palace.
Here are the live updates:
# Each of you young Indian entrepreneurs have the ability to create a New India 2022. You are the nation's wealth: PM Narendra Modi
# India working to develop a comprehensive national energy policy says PM Modi at GES.
# Through Jan Dhan Yojana and direct transfer scheme the government has brought informal sector into the banking system, says Modi at GES
# India has been an incubator for innovations & entrepreneurship over the ages - PM Modi
# Ancient Indian treatise, Charaka Samhita, introduced world to Ayurveda - PM Modi
# Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. Entire world now comes together, to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st June every year: PM Modi
# Our many ports and harbors and world's oldest dockyard in Lothal bear evidences of ancient trade linkages: PM Narendra Modi
# Women are an incarnation of Shakti - Prime Minister Narendra Modi
# Women's empowerment vital to India's development. Every developmental project has had immense contribution from women - PM Modi
# From our successful space projects to our government ministries, everything has women contributing to a great extent - PM Modi
#PM Modi has began his address at the summit
# It's incredible to visit this ancient city (Hyderabad) brimming with transformative technology: Ivanka Trump
# India is truly an inspiration to all of us all over us the world. Through innovative talent & entrepreneurial ability, you have made remarkable strides: Ivanka Trump.
# What you are achieving here is truly extraordinary. From your childhood selling tea to your election as India's Prime Minister, you've proven that transformational change is possible, says Ivanka Trump
# I am proud to see that for the first time a majority of 1500 women entrepreneurs are participating in such an event - Ivanka Trump
# Indian spaceships have reached Moon and Mars. People of India inspire us all, said Ivanka.
# Hyderabad is the innovation hub of India. Prime Minister Modi is the symbol of democracy: Ivanka
# What you are achieving here is truly extraordinary: Ivanka Trump to PM Modi at GEC
# The people of India, I want to congratulate you as you celebrate the 70th anniversary of Independence: Ivanka Trump at GEC
# PM Modi, Ivanka Trump inaugurate the event
# Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao starts speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.
# PM Narendra Modi meets Ivanka Trump at the GES venue
#The Indian corporate houses are in full attendance
#EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the US President and Leader of the US delegation
# Ivanka Trump arrives at the venue
# Venue gets packed for event