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New Delhi : PM Narendra Modi met the members of JP Morgan International Council in New Delhi on October 22, 2019. After 2007, this was the first time that the International Council met in India.
The International Council comprises global statesmen like former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former Australian PM John Howard, former US Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of Defence Robert Gates as well as leading figures from the world of business and finance like Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan Chase), Ratan Tata (Tata Group), and leading representatives from global companies like Nestle, Alibaba, Alfa, Iberdola, Kraft Heinz etc.
While welcoming the group to India, Prime Minister Modi discussed his vision for making India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024. He said that the development of world class physical infrastructure and improvements in affordable healthcare and providing quality education were some other policy priorities for the Government, according to a PIB release. People’s participation remains a guiding tenet of policy making for the Government, he said..
On foreign policy front, India continues to work together with its strategic partners and close neighbours to build a fair and equitable multipolar world order, the PM said.