EAM Jaishankar to headline virtual India Global Week Summit from July 9-11

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to be one of the key speakers at the India Global Week summit to be held next week, pitched as an event focussing on the vision for a post-pandemic world.

Dr S Jaishankar Minister of External Affairs of India Photo courtesy Twitter@Indiaincorp
Dr S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, speaking at the UK-India Week 2019 via videoconference. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Indiaincorp

The webinar, organised by UK-based media house India Inc Group, will include sessions on Geopolitics, Business, Arts & Culture, Emerging Technologies, Banking and Finance, Pharma, Defence and Security, Social Impact and the impact of the Indian Diaspora. It will also feature country-specific sessions on Australia, Japan, Singapore, the US, and the UK.

“As we emerge out of the shadows of COVID-19, let us direct our energies towards understanding challenges and making informed decisions to rebuild in the post-pandemic world,” said Manoj Ladwa, Founder & CEO of India Inc. Group.

Themed #BeTheRevival: India and a Better New World, the three-day conference between July 9 and 11 plans to bring together over 5,000 global participants across 75+ sessions and 250+ speakers across a virtual platform to explore business, strategic and cultural opportunities that India has to offer the world and deliberate on the challenges faced globally beyond COVID-19.

Besides Jaishankar, Railways and Commerce & Industry minister Piyush Goyal, recently-retired Indian Representative at the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin and author-politician Shashi Tharoor will be connecting from India.

The speaker line-up also includes the likes of Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh as well as Art of Living Foundation's Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.