PM Narendra Modi to deliver keynote address at News9 Global Summit 2024

PM Narendra Modi to deliver keynote address at News9 Global Summit 2024

The mega thought fest by TV9 Network is set to take place over two days on 25 & 26 February


Mumbai: News9 Global Summit, part of TV9 What India Thinks Today (WITT), is set to take place between 25 and 26 February 2024. An unequalled gathering of visionaries, policymakers, and influencers from around the globe, the summit takes on a grand theme ‘India: Poised for the Next Big Leap’. The Hon. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will deliver the summit keynote address.

Among the dignitaries who will be speaking at the 2024 edition of News9 Global Summit are stalwarts such as former prime minister of Australia, Tony Abbott; Union Ministers S. Jaishankar, Smriti Irani, Ashwini Vaishnaw, and Anurag Thakur; American sociologist Salvatore Babones, Indian film actresses Kangana Ranaut and Raveena Tandon , Grammy-award winner Ricky Kej and author Vivek Sampath, among others.
The two-day summit has distinct focus areas for each day.

On 25 February, the summit kicks off with The Inaugural, setting the stage for thought-provoking discussions on India’s soft power in cinema and sports to burnish Brand India, and will witness interesting fireside chats and panel discussions with top Union ministers and celebrities, including the likes of Anurag Thakur, India’s G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant, Grammy Award winners V Selvaganesh and Rakesh Chaurasia, and Sinclair Broadcast Group CEO Christopher Ripley.

The Inaugural will also feature TV9 Network’s Nakshatra Samman Awards, bestowed upon the brightest stars of India’s sports and entertainment landscape.

On 26 February, the summit transitions into its flagship event: the Global Summit, which will serve as a melting pot of ideas and perspectives on pressing geopolitical and geo-economic issues. While the Inaugural sets the stage, the Global Summit will witness the arrival of distinguished guests from around the world, including political leaders, industry experts, and renowned intellectuals.

Union Ministers S. Jaishankar, Smriti Irani, and Ashwini Vaishnaw; Vivek Lall (Chief Executive, General Atomics Global Corporation), Jodi McKay (former Leader of Opposition, Australia), R. C. Bhargava (Chairman, Maruti Suzuki), Anish Shah (President-FICCI), American Sociologist Salvatore Babones and author-politician Salman Khurshid are among the dignitaries that will be speaking on a variety of topics. The highlight of the Global Summit will be the eagerly anticipated Summit Keynote Address, delivered by the Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

"We are thrilled to launch the second edition of TV9 What India Thinks Today Global Summit 2024 and to have thought leaders from around the world join us for two days of inspiring discussions and collaborative initiatives," said TV9 Network managing director and CEO Barun Das. "TV9 WITT is a manifestation of our belief in the power of ideas to drive positive change, and we are confident that this year's event will serve as a catalyst for fuelling the narrative that the new India wishes to create in the decade to come. Hence, the bold theme: “India: Poised for the Next Big Leap”.