Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the keynote speaker at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York on Wednesday. The meeting was attended by eminent business and political leaders from around the world. In his speech the Prime Minister spoke about achieving Global stability, he also spoke about how India can be a booming market for investors and assured leaders about India's economic calibre.
Making an eloquent pitch, the Prime Minister went on to give his own personal assurance to the gathered leaders and potential investors.
"Your desires and our dreams match perfectly, your technology and our talent can change the world. Your scale and our skills can speed up global economic growth. Your prudent methods and our pragmatic mind can write new stories, in management. Your rational ways and our human values can show the path which the world is looking for and if there is any gap anywhere, I will personally act as a bridge," said the Prime Minister, giving a personal assurance.
The Prime Minister also spoke about the major economic reforms that India has achieved in recent years, "What Makes India an opportunity market is its decisiveness - despite having a diverse and federal democracy, in the last five years we have tried making business in India inclusive and transparent." He also spoke about the tax reforms and said: "Where in past India faced the wrath of taxes, we have given people the assurance of a single tax in the name of GST." The Prime Minister also said that 370 million people were given access to banking in the last five years which increased the rates of direct services and increased transparency.
The PM Modi also had a one-on-one interaction with Bloomberg CEO Michael Bloomberg and is also scheduled to have an investment round table meeting which will see the participation of almost 40 major international companies. Prime Minister Modi will also participate in the first-ever India CARICOM summit, which will see the participation of 14 leaders of member countries of the Caribbean community.