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PM Modi to inaugurate NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India

Updated: Aug 26, 2016 08:45 IST      
PM Modi to inaugurate NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India

New Delhi [India], Aug. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today inaugurate NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India here.

On the occasion, Singapore' Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will deliver a keynote address on the subject-'Fulfilling India's Potential in the Global Economy'.

Nearly 1,400 delegates, including Union Ministers, Chief Ministers and senior officers will be attending the event.

A panel discussion and brainstorming session are also part of the event where ministers and officers will exchange ideas on economy, governance and development with Shanmugratnam.

The annual lecture series on Transforming India was proposed by Prime Minister Modi to bring in international personalities to share their experiences and ideas on India. (ANI)

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