Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee meets Prime Minister, talks on India as a Strategic Partner

He said Samsung’s ultimate goal is to be not just a foreign investor but a true local business in India, where it will work with local communities to build a better future.

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NEW DELHI: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee today met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and reiterated Samsung’s long-term commitment to the people of India as a strategic partner.

Vice Chairman Lee apprised the Prime Minister of Samsung’s business operations and citizenship activities in the country. He explained how Samsung is actively partnering Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ initiatives, with a commitment to growing India as an important production base and central R&D hub, as Samsung continues to view India as an important strategic partner.

He said Samsung’s ultimate goal is to be not just a foreign investor but a true local business in India, where Samsung will work with local communities to build a better future. Besides Make in India, Samsung is also committed to ‘Make for India’, an initiative to create meaningful local innovations for the Indian consumers.

In India, ‘Samsung Smart Class’ program is helping over 200,000 students from low income families to experience e-learning at 376 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools. In addition, 18 Samsung Technical Schools are imparting skills to youth to enable their employability.

Jay Y. Lee, Vice Chairman, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his office in New Delhi on Thursday.

Lee told the Prime Minister that Samsung continues to view India as an important strategic partner, and will actively participate in Government initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’, with a commitment to growing India as an important production base and R&D hub.

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