Hyderabad: India’s defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Telangana minister for IT K.T. Rama Rao will share the stage with Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the US President, and a presidential advisor, at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 (GES) in Hyderabad next week. Ms Trump will reportedly be participating in two sessions on November 29 following the inaugural ceremony on November 28.
She will speak in the Plenary Session of the summit whose theme is ‘Women First, Prosperity for All.’ In this session, chairman of the board of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) John Chambers and chairman of the Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Marcus Wallenberg, will be participating along with Ms Sitharaman and Ms Trump.
In the subsequent session on women at the workplace, the panellists will be Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation and wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and CEO of ICICI Bank Ltd, Chanda Kochhar along with Mr KTR and Ms Trump.
The inaugural ceremony will feature Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TS Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Ivanka Trump. Ms Trump will be leaving for the US soon after the session. Ms Blair too will grace the summit for a short time. The VVIPS will leave the summit on the second day by noon.