Prime Minister Narendra Modi Holds Productive Meeting with Tesla CEO Elon Musk during US Visit
In a significant development during his landmark three-day state visit to the United States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Tesla CEO and Twitter owner, Elon Musk. The meeting, held today, garnered immense attention as the renowned entrepreneur expressed his admiration for the Indian Prime Minister.
Musk, speaking to reporters after the meeting, described it as “fantastic” and highlighted the long-standing association between himself and Prime Minister Modi. He recalled the Prime Minister’s previous visit to the Tesla Motors factory in California a few years ago, which facilitated a rapport between the two visionaries. Musk expressed his enthusiasm for the future of India, stating that he believes the country holds more promise than any other large nation in the world.
When asked about Tesla’s plans for India, Musk affirmed his confidence in the company’s entry into the Indian market, saying, “I am confident Tesla will be in India and will do so as soon as humanly possible.” He commended Prime Minister Modi’s dedication to the country and his efforts to encourage significant investments in India, while ensuring that it benefits the nation.
Musk further emphasized the Indian Prime Minister’s commitment to supporting companies and his desire to create an environment conducive to growth and innovation. Regarding the timeline for Tesla’s expansion into India, Musk emphasized the need to determine the appropriate timing for such a move.
In a previous interview with The Wall Street Journal, Musk had expressed his interest in the Indian market when asked about Tesla’s plans. He replied with an affirmative “Absolutely.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express his appreciation for the meeting, stating, “Great meeting you today @elonmusk! We had multifaceted conversations on issues ranging from energy to spirituality.” In response, Musk conveyed his honor, referring to the meeting as “an honor to meet again.”
The meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Elon Musk has sparked anticipation and excitement, as it signifies potential collaborations and investments in India’s technological landscape. As the Indian Prime Minister continues his diplomatic visit to the United States, the interaction with the Tesla CEO paves the way for enhanced cooperation and future endeavors between the two visionaries and their respective spheres of influence.