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PM Modi addressed WEF as global statesman: Rajan Mittal

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2018 23:11 IST

Davos [Switzerland] January 23 (ANI): Vice-chairman and managing director of Bharti Enterprises, Rajan Mittal on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke as a global statesman at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF), while focusing on globalisation and crucial issues like terrorism.

Speaking to ANI, Mittal said, "The Prime Minister spoke as a global statesman who talked not only about India but also globalisation and larger issues like climate change and terrorism. He spoke about reforms. The world is going inward whereas India is globalizing".

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for India from Switzerland's Zurich after attending the plenary session of the 48th WEF at Davos.

Chairman of WEF, Klaus Schwab hosted the session where Prime Minister Modi showcased 'New India' to the global chief executives.

He also interacted with the International Business Council and top CEOs, both Indian and international, at a dinner hosted by him, where discussions took place on investment opportunities in India.

Apart from this, the Prime Minister during his visit met and interacted with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, and Queen Maxima of Netherlands, among others. (ANI)