Ahmedabad:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Ahmedabad to seek blessings from his mother Hiraben Modi after securing an impressive mandate in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls. He is also expected to address state party workers.
Upon his arrival, PM Modi was greeted by BJP president Amit Shah and state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. He then paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue near the Airport.
Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) in New Delhi, he said the NDA government at the centre has established an honest and transparent Governance system. Mr Modi said India is targeting to be a five trillion dollar economy by 2022.
Prime Minister said country’s macroeconomic fundamentals are strong and manufacturing and agriculture sector will contribute one trillion dollars each to the economy.
According to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) world economic outlook for April 2018, India is now the world’s sixth largest economy at 2.6 trillion dollars. Mr Modi said the country’s economy will grow at over 8 per cent rate with massive employment generation being seen in IT and retail sectors.
The Prime Minister said the convention centre would generate employment for about five lakh youths. He said it would give a new direction to the lives of middle class and poor people of the country.