Narendra Modi thanks Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for extending support to Digital India initiative

By: | Published: September 27, 2015 10:54 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for extending his support to the Digital India initiative.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for extending his support to the Digital India initiative.

“Thanks Mark Zuckerberg for the support. I changed my DP in support of the efforts towards a Digital India,” the Prime Minister said in a Facebook post.

Prime Minister Modi will meet Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a short while from now. Both will take part in a Townhall Q & A (Question and Answering) session at the Menlo Park headquarters.

The event is being projected as one of the exciting events in Minister Modi’s five-day visit to the United States.

Meanwhile, Zuckerberg has voiced a strong support for the Digital India initiated by Prime Minister Modi’s government in his Facebook post.

“Looking forward to discussing this with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Facebook today,” Zuckerberg had earlier said in a Facebook post.

“I’ll host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a Townhall Q&A at Facebook HQ, where I’m looking forward to having a conversation about what connectivity means for India’s future,” Zuckerberg wrote in a post on Facebook.

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