Washington DC, Sept 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met with Cristiano R Amon, President and Chief executive officer (CEO) of Qualcomm in Washington DC.
“President & CEO of Qualcomm, Cristiano R Amon & PM Modi had a productive interaction. PM Modi highlighted the vast opportunities India offers. Amon expressed keenness to work with India in areas such as 5G and other Digital India efforts,” Prime Minister’s Office informed.
During the meeting, they discussed investment opportunities offered in India’s telecommunications and electronics sector. This included the recently launched Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) as well as developments in the semiconductor supply chain in India. Strategies for building the local innovation ecosystem in India were also discussed.
Qualcomm is a US multinational corporation, which creates semiconductors, software and services related to wireless technology.
Prime Minister Modi arrived in Washington on Wednesday. He received a warm welcome from the members of the Indian community at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC.