Today there was a small meeting between Tesla CEO and Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Presently, the PM is on his three-day state visit to the US.
“I’m a fan of Modi,” said Elon to reporters.
“It was a fantastic meeting with the Prime Minister and I like him quite a lot. He visited our factory a few years ago. So, we have known each other for a while,” he said. “I am incredibly excited about the future of India. I think India has more promise than any large country in the world.”
Before this, Elon had met PM Modi in a previous in 2015 at his Tesla Motor Company.
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One being asked about a timeline for when Tesla will arrive in India, Elon replied, “I am confident Tesla will be in India and will do so as soon as humanly possible.”
“PM Modi really cares about India because he is pushing us to make significant investments in India, which is something that we tend to do. We just have to figure out the right timing,” Tesla CEO said.
“He really wants to do the right thing for India. He wants to be open, he wants to be supportive of the companies. And obviously, at the same time, make sure that it accrues to India’s advantage,” further added.
Narendra Modi on his Twitter handle wrote, “Great meeting you today @elonmusk! We had multifaceted conversations on issues ranging from energy to spirituality,” after the meeting. To which Elon replied, “It was an honour to meet again.”
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“The Prime Minister appreciated Musk’s efforts at making technology accessible and affordable in various sectors. He invited Musk to explore opportunities in India for investments in electric mobility and commercial space sector,” wrote NDTV.
“The Prime Minister left for the US on Tuesday morning for a prestigious State Visit, an honour reserved by Washington DC for the closest of allies. The highlights of the Prime Minister’s itinerary include an address to a joint session of the US Congress, meetings with business leaders and Indian experts, and a state dinner at the White House with US President Joe Biden,” further mentioned.