Sushma Swaraj, Ivanka Trump Meet; Trump Praises ‘Charismatic’ Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj, external affairs ministermet US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday.
Swaraj and the 35-year-old discussed women’s entrepreneurship and workforce development in the two countries, Hindustan Times reports. Ivanka later took to twitter and said that they had a great discussion on the GES.
Ivanka also tweeted that Swaraj was a “charismatic” foreign minister and that she admired and respected the latter. She added it was great meeting the leader.
She will lead an American delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in India in November. India and the US will jointly host the GES in Hyderabad from November 28 to 30. The annual gathering witnesses the coming together of emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders from around the world.
India and the US will co-host the GES in Hyderabad from November 28 to 30. The GES is the preeminent annual gathering of emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders from around the world.
The External affairs minister met the prime ministers of Bhutan and Bangladesh. During the meeting with Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, there was no discussion about the Rohingya refugee crisis. External affairs ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar tweeted that the meeting was a “courtesy call”.
Swaraj is leading a high-powered Indian delegation. She is expected to hold 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings with leaders attending the session. She will address the UN General Assembly on Saturday, Sep.23 after which she along with her delegation will leave for India.