Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global tech giant Tim Cook kick-started his India trip with a visit to Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple.
According to a report in the Indian Express, Cook visited the temple in the early hours of Wednesday along with the Apple India head Sanjay Kaul. He also met Anant Ambani, son of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani, at the temple.
Cook is also expected to meet Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry during the day.
On May 19, the Apple CEO is likely to inaugrate Apple’s development centre in Hyderabad.
He is also expected to meet Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is trying to attract big ticket investments for his state.
Cook is also expected to travel to Bengaluru, where he will establish a new app design and development accelerator facility.
From Bengaluru, he is likely to travel to Delhi, where he is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.
In Delhi, after greeting employees at the Apple’s corporate office at One Horizon Centre in Gurgaon, he is expected to visit iZen Store (Apple authorised reseller) in Green Park and the iWorld Store (Apple premium store) in Ambience Mall in Vasant Kunj,” an Apple source told IANS.
The Apple CEO is flying to the country from China, where Apple announced a $1 billion investment in the local ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing.