Steve Jobs visited India for inspiration: Apple's Tim Cook tells PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his one-on-one engagement with the tech honchos of Silicon Valley with a 15-minute interaction with Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

During the meeting Tim Cook told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Apple has a major connect with India, "We have a unique tie with India. Our founder Steve Jobs went to India for inspiration,"

Cook called his meeting with PM Modi "terrific".

Earlier, PM Modi took a tour of Tesla Motors and had discussions with its CEO Elon Musk.

Several tech giants including MicroSoft's Satya Nadella, Google's Sundar Pichai, Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs, Cisco's John Chambers, Adobe's Shantanu Narayen and TiE's Venk Shukla are scheduled to meet PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Silicon Valley after it became the hub of global innovation and entrepreneurship.

Image credit: Twitter @MEAIndia
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