Security beefed up ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad

ANI | Updated: Nov 28, 2017 02:02 IST

Hyderabad (Telengana) [India], Nov 28 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump's visit to Hyderabad on Tuesday, security has been tightened in the city.

"About 2,500 security personnel have been deployed in three cordons. While everything is in place," said Commissioner of Police Sandeep Sandilya.

Prime Minister Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Ivanka Trump will be inaugurating and addressing the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here.

Following this, a session will be moderated by John Chambers, Chairman Emeritus, Cisco. This will see the participation of Ivanka Trump, Sibongile Sambo, Managing Director

of SRS Aviation and SRS Petroleum and Marcus Wallenberg, the Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB).

Ivanka will also be part of a discussion on increasing women in the workforce through skills training, education, and mentorship on the second day. Innovators in workforce development and training will discuss what works and what more can be done to open doors for women at the workplace.

The closing session of GES will bring together key influencers that support, promote and fund women entrepreneurs.

Panelists will share efforts to advance women in leadership positions and ensure that women have "seats at the table" while breaking down the barriers that disproportionately affect women's ability to start and grow businesses.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also attend the summit, Kant said. (ANI)

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