WEF 2020: Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at Davos

Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday discussed issues relating to bilateral trade and investment with South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hi, as he met a number of industry leaders and foreign ministers here at WEF 2020

Press Trust of India January 22, 2020 18:29:05 IST
WEF 2020: Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at Davos
  • Goyal, who also holds the railways portfolio, discussed ways for accelerating investments in Indian Railways during a roundtable session with industry leaders

  • Goyal highlighted the focus on innovation and modernisation in Railways, paving the way for new and higher investment opportunities

  • He discussed the various initiatives taken by the Indian Government to enhance Ease of Doing Business

Davos: Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday discussed issues relating to bilateral trade and investment with South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hi, as he met a number of industry leaders and foreign ministers here at WEF 2020.

Goyal, who also holds the railways portfolio, discussed ways for accelerating investments in Indian Railways during a roundtable session with industry leaders here on the sidelines of WEF.

WEF 2020 Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders foreign ministers at Davos

File image of Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal. PTI

Goyal highlighted the focus on innovation and modernisation in Railways, paving the way for new and higher investment opportunities.

Separately, the minister held a number of bilateral meetings including with Carlos Brito, Global CEO of Anheuser Busch InBev, and discussed the various initiatives taken by the Indian Government to enhance Ease of Doing Business.

He also met Alfred F Kelly Jr, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Visa, and Alan Hope, CEO of Unilever.

With the South Korean minister, Goyal had a discussion on India's concerns to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment between the two nations, he tweeted.

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