Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his US engagements on Thursday with a “productive interaction” with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano E Amon during which he highlighted the vast business opportunities in India. Modi, who arrived here on Wednesday for an official visit to the United States during which he will hold the first face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, had a one-on-one meeting with Has my.
“Talking about technology… @cristianoamon and PM @narendramodi had a productive interaction. PM Modi highlighted the vast opportunities offered by India. Mr. Amon expressed his desire to work with India in areas such as 5G and other @_DigitalIndia efforts, ”the Prime Minister said. The office tweeted.
Foreign Ministry (MEA) spokesman Arindam Bagchi said they discussed recent production-linked incentive programs (PLIs) in electronics and telecommunications manufacturing; and measures to strengthen the innovation ecosystem.
“Towards the creation of a global innovation hub! PM @narendramodi in conversation with @cristianoamon, CEO of @Qualcomm about investment opportunities in high tech sectors in India. Discussed recent PLI manufacturing programs electronics and telecommunications, and measures to strengthen the innovation ecosystem, “he tweeted.
The meeting with chip giant Amon is growing in importance, given pressure from India to make 5G technology safe and secure.
The San Diego-based company creates semiconductors, software and services related to wireless technology.
A global leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technology innovations for more than 30 years, Qualcomm is leading the way in 5G with a new era of smart products that are revolutionizing industries including automotive, IT and business. Internet of things. (IoT).
India is looking for a major investment from Qualcomm.
Prior to his meeting with business leaders, Modi said he would interact with key CEOs to highlight economic opportunities in India.
Modi will also hold one-on-one meetings with CEOs of Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics, and Blackstone here.
Two of them are American Indians – Shantanu Narayen from Adobe and Vivek Lall from General Atomics. The others are Mark Widmar of First Solar and Stephen A Schwarzman of Blackstone.