Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will be flying down to Menlo Park, California to have a Q and A session with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on September 27th, announced mark via a Facebook post today.
Zuckerberg announced today on the social networkong platform he co-founded, that Modi will be visiting the Facebook headquarters on September 27.
In reply the PM through his official Facebook account thanked Zuckerberg for inviting him.
I’m excited to announce that Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India will be visiting Facebook HQ later this month for a Townhall Q&A. Prime Minister Modi and I will discuss how communities can work together to address social and economic challenges.
The two previously met at New Delhi last October, when Zuckerberg visited the PM in his office. The former also opened up the discussion for the common man by asking to send in their questions by commenting on the post.
We want to hear your questions. Please ask them in the comments below and we’ll try to get to as many as possible.
The Q and A session will also be posted live on two personalities Facebook pages. Zuckerberg will be hosting the PM on September 27, and the session will begin at 10pm IST.
The PM’s endevour to turn India digital, will be one of the focus points of the session. Their last meeting’s focal point centered on digitizing India – the government’s paralleling Make in India initiative. The PM seems to have identified a few sectors on which Facebook can with upon. He has been pushing aggressively the digitize India initiative and had pitched the revival during his body visit to Abu Dhabi.