Published:  12:20 AM, 12 August 2017

Ivanka to lead US team in India summit


President Donald Trump's daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump will lead the US delegation to India for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) slated for November, the media reported. The move was announced on Thursday by the president, reports The Hill magazine. "(Ivanka Trump) will lead the US delegation to India this fall, supporting women's entrepreneurship globally," he tweeted.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited Ivanka Trump during his trip to the US in June. Donald Trump said his daughter would use the conference, which will take place from Nov 28 to 30 in Hyderabad, as a way to promote women's entrepreneurship around the world.

Modi also confirmed Ivanka Trump's impending visit on his own Twitter account, saying that he was looking forward to her trip to India. "(I) Look forward to Ivanka Trump's presence at #GES 2017 Hyderabad as the leader of the US delegation," Modi tweeted on Thursday night.

-IANS



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