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Among the top CEOs present at the event were Apple chief Tim Cook and Google's Sunder Pichai. "U.S. companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that", he said adding his government had introduced 7,000 reforms, including GST, to cut red tape. "We have succeeded in conveying to the world the deleterious effects of terrorism on India". "People back in India are like you, you developed here and helped America grow because you got an environment to flourish, now back in India people are getting an environment to grow, they soon will make India developed", he said in his address. American companies on their part had invested more than $20 billion in India, he wrote.

American business schools could study India's implementation of the "complex" Goods and Services Tax (GST), Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested, ahead of the roll out of the landmark tax reform measure from July 1.

On Sunday, the Prime Minister pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in the "PPP (public private partnership) model" at 500 railway stations, Baglay said.

Among U.S. goods affected were solar and information technology products, telecommunications equipment and biotechnology products, they said.

◆ India's Values, Ideas Are Close to U.S. The Prime Minister said India, while following worldwide laws and norms, is also capable of taking the "toughest of steps for our sovereignty, security, peace, our people and progress".

"We don't believe they represent a threat to Pakistan", counters the USA official.

Infrastructure, defence manufacturing and energy security also came up for discussion during the meeting.

"If any Indian in distress tweets from anywhere in the world to the External Affairs Ministry, even at two in the night, within 15 minutes Sushma Swaraj replies to it, the government takes prompt action and delivers results".

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Modi, in his almost 50-minute address in Hindi to the diaspora, outlined the achievements of his government in the past three years, including introduction of social benefits like the direct benefit transfer scheme, subsidy removal, opening of bank accounts, technological advancement in areas ranging from space to agriculture and opening a number of sectors to foreign investment.

Amazon head Jeff Bezos tweeted abut being excited to keep investing and growing in India.

Calling corruption as the root cause due to which "the previous governments were changed in India", Modi said his government has emerged corruption-free in the last three years.

"Deals like that is an easy way for both leaders to show wins".

Modi is also expected to meet with Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, as well as Wilbur Ross and Steven Mnuchin, the secretaries of commerce and treasury, respectively.

In a recent policy document, USIBC said the US-India commercial and strategic relationship supports global security, promotes economic growth and creates jobs for both countries and the global economy. U.S.is seeking stronger Indian protection of intellectual property rights, reductions in tariffs and narrowing of the $30 billion trade deficit.

United States President Donald Trump will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for a first tête-à-tête aimed at building a personal rapport in spite of very real divergences between the two leaders, whether on climate change or immigration.



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