Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will fly to Singapore tonight at 11:30 PM from Hyderabad.KCR has been invited to speak at IIMPACT 2014, the annual IIM alumni meet, in Singapore. The CM will address the ex-students of the IIM working in different countries.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be the other key speaker at the event, which annually enlists an array of speakers from Singapore and around the world. Singapore government representatives, other global business leaders and experts have been the chief patrons of the event in the past. This the 7th year of the event and the theme for this year is “I’M the Change” and would be held at Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore. CM KCR is invited in recognition of his unparalleled challenge to the socio-political status quo and as a revolutionary change agent. He would speak on his vision as new CM for new State and marketing Telangana to the world. The event showcases inspiring individuals who have brought about changes by Creating, Transforming and Disrupting in all spheres across the world.
The organizers disclosed that the last year’s event was attended by 800 delegates with 45+ speakers. This year, the turn-out is expected to be about 1,000 delegates; mostly IIM alumni across the globe and Singapore business leaders. The CM plans to tour the nation-state for couple of days and take the opportunity to unveil to the businesses Telangana’s industrial policy & the conducive atmosphere the state presents for investments. He would travel to Malaysia later for a short visit.
He will call on Singapore Prime Minister and hold discussions with officials concerned about Singapore’s industrial policy and it’s famed single-window system. Finance Minister Etela Rajender and officials are accompanying the Chief Minister on the tour. CM is expected to return to Hyderabad on August 24.