Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing at the 5th edition of Vivatech today at 4pm via video conferencing.
The event will attended by corporate leaders including Apple CEO Tim Cook, CEO and Chairman of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and President, Microsoft Brad Smith.
World leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez and minister and MPs from various European countries will also speak at the event.
According to the PMO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited as a Guest of Honor to deliver the keynote address at Vivatech today.
“Through this forum, will be speaking about India’s strides in the world of tech and start-up,” PM Modi tweeted.
Vivatech is one of the largest digital and startup events in Europe. It is held in Paris every year since 2016.
The event is jointly organised Publicis Groupe – a prominent advertising and marketing conglomerate and Les Echos – a leading French media group.
The event brings together stakeholders in technology innovation and the startup ecosystem and includes exhibitions, awards, panel discussions and startup contests.
The 5th edition of VivaTech is scheduled to be held between June 16 and 19.