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Pranab to address ‘Global Indian Business Meet’


New York: President Pranab Mukherjee is slated to address the first of its kind ‘Global Indian Business Meet 2012’ being held here September 20-23 that will see the participation of government and business leaders, entrepreneurs and knowledge experts of Indian origin from around the world and focus on building sustainable growth models for impacting world economy. This will be the first visit to the US by the Indian President who took office in July.

Among the prominent invited speakers are Indian ministers Vayalar Ravi, M. Veerappa Moily, Subodh Kant Sahay and Anand Sharma as well Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and New York Consul General Amb. Prabhu Dayal.

The grand event at Marriott Marquis in Manhattan is also likely to see participation from business tycoons like Mukesh Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal, thought leaders like Preet Bharara, Prof Tarun Khnana and Debashis Chatterjee, and spiritual leaders Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Deepak Chopra.