New Delhi: Social networking site Facebook’s CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said that he is very excited to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow because the latter is socially very well connected.
Zuckerberg said that he is also looking forward to discuss how Facebook can connect villages and help the government in its digitisation scheme.
The billionaire CEO, addressing the first Internet.org summit, congratulated India for its successful Mars mission. He said that India has shown its technical skill through Mangalyaan.
He said, “India has always made leaps in revolutions that changed the world. Mangalyaan was a huge achievement for India.”
Zuckerberg reiterated that India’s next generation has the ability to define the future. The new generation has the potential to “bring India to world and bring world to India” he said.
“India is an amazing country with unlimited potential,” he added.
“Two-third of world population does not have access to internet. We need to change this to make internet more affordable so that everyone can have an access to it,” Zuckerberg said.
He further said that connectivity is a human right. He said that he wants to help build an internet which is affordable for everyone.