Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address its 41st Annual Leadership Summit in Washington DC on 7 June. On 8 June, PM Modi will address the Joint Session of the US Congress. He will also participate in a roundtable with top global CEOs."It\'s a privilege for USIBC to welcome Prime Minister Modi on his fourth visit to the US, particularly in light of the advancement of our countries\' relationship over the past two years. India became the top global FDI destination in 2015 - attracting USD 63 billion - fueled by PM Modi\'s ability to attract foreign investors and to build a globally competitive environment in India," The Times of India quoted USIBC President Dr Mukesh Aghi as saying.The USIBC Global Leadership Award for this year will be given to Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, and Founder and Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceuticals Dilip Shanghvi, the TOI reported. Indra Nooyi, CEO and Chairperson, PepsiCo, and Shobhana Bhartia, Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group were business honorees last year.