What has changed after FB COO Sheryl Sandberg’s visit to India!

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What has changed after FB COO Sheryl Sandberg's visit! (2)

New Delhi, 3 July 2014: The Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today. She said India is a very important country for Facebook, considering the high number of active Facebook users in India.

The Prime Minister discussed with Sandberg, ways through which a platform such as Facebook can be used for governance and better interaction between the people and governments. He also talked about how Facebook can be used to bring more tourists to India. Narendra Modi also spoke to Sandberg on how Facebook can assist us in commemorating Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary year with a special focus on cleanliness.

Later the Prime Minister shared the following post on his Facebook page:

“Had a very fruitful meeting with Sheryl Sandberg. She pointed out that India is a very important country for Facebook, considering the high number of active Facebook users in India.

Being an avid user of social media myself, I talked about ways through which a platform such as Facebook can be used for governance and better interaction between the people and governments. I also talked about how Facebook can be used to bring more tourists to India.

We intend to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary year with a special focus on cleanliness and I spoke to Sandberg on how Facebook can assist us in this endeavour.”

What has changed after FB COO Sheryl Sandberg's visit! (1)

COO Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg meeting the Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad

 

 

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