New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he held insightful discussions with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, and he is happy to see India emerge as an attractive destination for investment.
In a tweet, the PM said of his meeting with the Walmart CEO on Saturday:
“The meeting with Mr. Doug McMillon, CEO of @Walmart, was a fruitful one. We had insightful discussions on different subjects. Happy to see India emerge as an attractive destination for investment.”
The Walmart CEO thanked the Prime Minister for the meeting and said the company is working toward exporting $10 billion a year from India by 2027 and is looking to make India a global export leader in toys, seafood and other goods.
“Thank you Prime Minister @narendramodi for a great conversation. We are working toward exporting $10B per year from India by 2027 and are committed to strengthening logistics, skill development & supply chains to make India a global export leader in toys, seafood & other goods.
“The visit with Prime Minister @narendramodi reinforces the shared value we bring working alongside India. Together, we’ll continue to support the country’s manufacturing growth and create opportunity.” – CEO Doug McMillon.”
McMillon is visiting India along with other top Walmart executives, including Judith McKenna, President and CEO of Walmart International.
Earlier, the Walmart top executives interacted with a cross-section of suppliers, merchants, grantees, artisans and MSMEs across key India programs and initiatives.