Google CEO Sundar Pichai met Foreign Minister: Talks took place regarding digital transformation in India
Google CEO Sundar Pichai met Foreign Minister: Talks took place regarding digital transformation in India, Jaishankar said – nice to meet
Google CEO Sundar Pichai met External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar on Tuesday. Jaishankar has shared a photo related to this meeting with his Twitter handle. In it, he wrote, "It was a pleasure meeting the CEOs of Google and Alphabet this afternoon. We talked about digital transformation in India and global strategic developments."
In the picture shared by Dr. Jaishankar, he is standing with Pichai holding a photo frame. G (Google) India is written in this photo. Please tell that Pichai is on a tour of India. On Monday, the 8th edition of Google for India took place at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. In this event, Google made several announcements like DigiLocker through its Files app and the new 'Transaction Search' feature of Google Pay.
Pichai met Prime Minister Narendra Modi after this event. Tweeting the photo of the meeting, he wrote, 'Thank you for this beautiful meeting today. It is inspiring to see the rapid pace of technological change under your leadership. We look forward to supporting India's G20 Presidency.
Sundar Pichai has come on an India tour after a long gap of 5 years. According to reports, the purpose of this visit of Pichai is also to strengthen Google's relations with the Government of India along with the announcement of new products. Recently Google was fined Rs 2,274 crore by the Competition Commission of India for abuse of its dominant position.
According to a report in the New York Times, Google is looking to shift half the manufacturing of Pixel 7 phones from Foxconn in China to Vietnam. However, he has also held talks with India. If the negotiations are successful, Google will be the third mobile device maker among majors after Apple and Samsung to use India as an export-centric manufacturing hub.