As part of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) 2024, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to engage with leaders of global fintech companies at the 'Global Fintech Leadership Forum' scheduled for January 10.
According to an official statement, this high-profile meeting will bring together senior representatives from major global companies, including Google, IBM, Accenture, Capgemini, NYSE Group, Amazon Pay, NASDAQ, Stonex, Wells Fargo, and Standard & Poor's (S&P).
Tapan Ray, Managing Director and Group CEO of GIFT City shared insights during a press conference, outlining the significance of this forum.
He mentioned that each global fintech leader would present their future project prospects to the Prime Minister. This initiative aims to strengthen collaboration and foster innovation in the financial technology sector.
Ray said, "A seminar on 'Gift City – an inspiration of modern India' will be organised at Mahatma Mandir Convention Centre on January 11. This seminar will be divided into two sessions, inauguration and panel discussion. The inaugural session will be addressed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Finance Minister of Gujarat Government, Kanubhai Desai, Hasmukh Adhia, Chairman of GIFT City, and K. Rajaraman, Chairman of IFSCA will be present in this program".
Following the fintech forum, a seminar themed 'GIFT City – An Inspiration of Modern India' is scheduled for January 11 at the Mahatma Mandir Convention Centre.
The event, organised in collaboration with the Government of Gujarat, will include an inaugural session featuring Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister of Gujarat Government Kanubhai Desai, Hasmukh Adhia, Chairman of GIFT City, and K. Rajaraman, Chairman of IFSCA.
The seminar will encompass three-panel discussions, each focusing on crucial aspects of modern India's financial and urban landscape.