Jaitley, Mukesh to speak at India Global Forum
Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will kick of the two-day India Global Forum meeting, beginning in Delhi from 9 November, with his keynote address on coming Sunday.
The India Global Forum is organised by the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF). Jaitley will be followed by Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman who will address the second plenary session The New Global Economic Order – Multilateral Institutions and the New Regionalism.
Other speakers on the first day include Suresh Prabhu, Prime Minister Modi’s G-20 Sherpa, Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice Minister, Cabinet Office, Japan, Dino Patti Djalal, Deputy Foreign Minister, Indonesia, Saumitra Chaudhuri, former Member, Planning Commission of India and Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Industrial Policy and Promotion, India. On the second day, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani, and Bharti Airtel Ltd Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal will address the forum in the session titled The Soft Power of Indian Enterprise.
Earlier in the day, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo, Finance Minister of Nigerial, Felipe Larrain Bascunan, former Finance Minister of Chile and Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, Political and Economic Advisor to the Crown Prince’s Court, Bahrain, will speak at the session on The Geo-Economics of Commodities.