Ivanka Trump rallies women entrepreneurs in business summit

Michelle Ong, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 29 2017 10:45 AM | Updated as of Nov 29 2017 11:28 AM

Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, speaks during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India November 28, 2017. Cathal McNaughton, Reuters

HYDERABAD, India - US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, highlighted women empowerment and relations between Washington and Mumbai during a business summit here.

The first daughter led the US delegation to the 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which aims to empower businessmen.

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"It is the symbol of strength and friendship between our two people and the growing economic and security partnership between our two nations. As President Trump said earlier this year, India has a true friend in the White House," she said. 

Ms Trump, who has an eponymous fashion line, recognized women entrepreneurs in her speech, including Dara Dotz, who uses 3D printing to provide rapid response in disaster areas. 

Prime Minister Nerendra Modi hosted dinner for Ms Trump and her party at the Taj Falakhuma Palace. The US delegation is scheduled to leave India on Wednesday.