Indian PM Narendra Modi will visit the Facebook headquarters in California on 27th September Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced.PM Modi is considered as one of the world’s most tech-knowledge politicians, attracting large followings on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, as well as China’s Twitter-like microblogging community Weibo and Viber chat
Mark Zuckerberg announced that Indian PM Narendra Modi will visit Facebook’s headquarters on 27th September to take part in one of the social-networking giant’s townhall-style question-and-answer sessions.
The Prime Minister will be on a visit to Ireland and the US from 23 to 29 September 2015 during which he will address the UN General Assembly and also visit Google headquarters in the silicon valley.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page: “Prime Minister Modi and I will discuss how communities can work together to address social and economic challenges. I had the chance to visit Prime Minister Modi in India last year and it’s an honor to have the chance to host him here at Facebook.”
PM modi said on his facebook page, “I thank Mr. Mark Zuckerberg for the invite to visit the Facebook HQ. I look forward to the Townhall Q&A on Sunday 27th September at 10 PM IST (9:30 AM Pacific time). The interaction will cover a wide range of issues and will surely be a memorable one. This program will be incomplete without your participation! Share your questions on Facebook.
Facebook once had roughly 500 million users globally. On 24th August, 1 billion people were on Facebook globally on a single day. India has the largest Facebook users outside the US. In June 2015, the company had said 125 million users of its global base of 1.44 billion come from India.