"Ease of doing business in India is a prime concern for you and us. I assure you that we are working very seriously on these issues," Modi was quoted as saying by The Times of India.
Great start to Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Insightful speeches by world leaders & captains of industry.Sharing my speech. http://t.co/lM34VwMtP3— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 11 января 2015
In a bid to attract international investment to the country, the prime minister said that the Indian government was looking forward to moving toward "next generation infrastructure" and to "changing and improving the economic and social condition of India including the quality of life."
US Secretary of State John Kerry, who also participated in the summit, said that "the prime minster [Modi] has brought a particular energy… and made Gujarat synonymous with possibilities, change and energy."
The Vibrant Gujarat Summit, the flagship program of the country's western state of Gujarat, is a biennial investor forum. The first summit was held in 2003. Apart from Kerry, the event was also attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.