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Apple CEO Tim Cook, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet in New Delhi

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Gary Wynn
May 21, 2016 14:15
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Modi suggested that Cook help the global community cope with the challenges of cybercrime.

Cook spoke about his visits to the Indian cities of Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kanpur and his meetings with business leaders, young people and Bollywood actors.

Modi said that in India, "seeing is believing," and that Cook's experiences on his trip would help steer his business decisions.

The prime minister explained his Digital India initiative to Cook, identifying its three key objectives as e-education, health and increasing farmers' incomes, the statement said, adding that Modi sought support from Apple in furthering the objectives.

Cook told Modi that he appreciated the breadth of young talent in India, and that the country's youth have significant skills that Apple would like to tap, according to the statement.

He said Apple runs on 93 percent renewable energy, and spoke of plans to move Apple's entire supply chain to renewable energy.

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