“Indo-Pacific reflects the reality of globalisation, the emergence of multipolarity and the benefits of rebalancing,” said Dr S Jaishankar, Hon’ble External Affairs Minister, Govt of India while inaugurating the 1st edition of the Indo Pacific Business Summit on July 6 over CII HIVE virtual platform.
Hon. Minister mentioned about PM Modi’s call for adopting a one earth, one health approach in the recent G7 summit and stressed on the need for meaningful partnerships, sharing of advanced technology, and collaboration in vaccine and pharmaceuticals production.
He also highlighted that India is coming out of the 2nd wave and will witness a strong economic recovery. It will be a more dynamic and friendlier business destination. He said that India will continue to be an engine of growth for the global economy.
H.E Mr Don Graves, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce; H.E Mr Franck Riester, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, France; H.E. Mr Nguyen Quoc Dzung, Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam; H.E. Mr Abdulla Shahid, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Maldives; The Honourable Alan GANOO, Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius; Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Foreign Minister and Minister for Women, Australia; Mr Sanjiv Bajaj, President Designate, CII and Chairman and Managing Director, Bajaj Finserve Limited and Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII also spoke at the inaugural session.