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New Delhi | Friday, Sep 9 2016 IST
The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, North India Council is all set to host its flagship event Indo-US Economic Summit for the 12th consecutive year on September 13-14, 2016 here.

Speaking about hosting the 12th Summit, Lalit Bhasin, Summit Chair & Regional President, IACC-NIC said, "As the Indian economy further globalizes and expands, the Indo-US Economic Summit 2016 will provide a valuable opportunity to assess developments across India-US trade relationship, economy and society. The summit will also provide a platform for the audience comprising senior executives, government leaders, CEOs and experts to discuss debate and learn."

The two-day summit will be will be inaugurated by Richard Verma, US Ambassador to India and will be addressed by M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries, Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK along with global CEO's and top executives.

P P Chaudhary, Minister of State for Law & Justice and Electronics & IT will give the valedictory speech on the concluding day of the summit here on September 15.

The summit will bring together more than 250 people, who are thought leaders from business, government, civil society and academia. It will deliberate on augmenting the existing two-way trade to 500 billion dollars and will focus on sectors that foster growth. Creating a confluence of policymakers, industry, entrepreneurs and delegations from the US, the summit will revolve around contemporary themes that play a defining role in shaping our bilateral relations. As part of the Summit, technical sessions will be conducted on focus sectors of Indo-US engagement.

Some of the eminent panelists and top executives present at the summit include, Mr Rajiv Aggarwal, IAS, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Dr Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Mr. Pulak Bagchi, Senior Vice President (Legal & Regulatory Affairs), Star India, Mr Uday Singh, Managing Director, Motion Picture Distributors Association, Mr. Nalin Jain, President and CEO - South Asia, GE Transportation, GE Aviation, Mr Ankit Kathuria, Head Digital Marketing, Uber India, Mr Mahesh Murthy, Founder, Pinstorm & Managing Partner, Seedfund Ventures, Mr Deep Kalra, CEO, MakeMyTrip, Mr Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, Paytm Mobile Solutions Private Limited. UNI ADP SW AE 1955

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