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Apple CEO Tim Cook And PM Modi Discuss Make in India iPhone SE

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were among the delegates who met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a discussion on opportunities for the leading US Businesses in India.

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Updated:June 26, 2017, 2:20 PM IST
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Apple CEO Tim Cook And PM Modi Discuss Make in India iPhone SE
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Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were among the delegates who met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a discussion on opportunities for the leading US Businesses in India.




The meeting, which took place in Washington on Sunday, also saw the attendance of Amazon CEO - Jeff Bezos, Shantanu Narayan of Adobe, Ajay Banga of Mastercard, John Chambers of Cisco and other such business personalities.

As per sources, Apple CEO Tim Cook informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Apple’s iPhone SE facility in Bengaluru which is the Cupertino-based company’s first production facility in India. It was also noted that Apple’s operating system ‘iOS’ currently accounts for 740,000 jobs in India. Additionally, Indian app developers have created a growth of 57 percent, with almost 1,00,000 apps being created for the Apple App Store in 2016. Back in March, Apple also opened its App Accelerator facility in Bengaluru which has till date, trained thousands of iOS developers in the country. Apple is also aiming to run its business in India on 100 percent renewable energy within the next six months.

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Amazon Co-founder and CEO – Jeff Bezos also tweeted after the meeting, saying: Always impressed, energised by optimism and invention in India. Excited to keep investing and growing.”




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