Modi Asks Zuckerberg to Promote India’s Tourism Potential On Facebook

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's visit to India has already been quite interesting and everyone in the social networking sites have been yelling out the questions out loud.

Modi Asks Zuckerberg to Promote India’s Tourism Potential On Facebook

The man behind the extremely popular social site met with Narendra Modi just yesterday and discussed a wide range of issues revolving around the innovative use of Facebook as a platform to engage with a large audience in the service of humanity.

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They also talked about the Digital India initiative and the Prime Minister asked Zuckerberg to identify some domains of Digital India where Facebook can get involved and help.

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Facebook chief said that he is extremely excited about the Digital India initiative of the Government of India. Modi recalled how he used social media during campaigns such as tracking the missing children, during his tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat and how it gave wonderful results.

The Prime Minister appealed to Zuckerberg to promote India's rich tourism potential through Facebook.

He asked Facebook to look at how to enhance Internet literacy along with Internet connectivity. Earlier in the day, the Facebook CEO also met Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Zuckerberg is the third high profile CEO of a US-based firm, after Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Microsoft's Satya Nadella, to visit India in last few days.

PTI

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