Nadella visiting city for first time after his elevation to the post in Microsoft in February last. The details of the meeting were kept out of bounds for the media though the government disclosed every small initiative taken on corporate matters in the past.
Information Technology behemoth Microsoft’s chief executive officer Satya Nadella and five senior members of his team called on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at his camp office here on Sunday as part of his India tour.
The Hyderabad-born Mr. Nadella, son of retired IAS officer N. Yugandhar, is visiting the city for the first time after his elevation to the post in the IT giant in February last. He is in India to attend two events of NASSCOM at New Delhi on Tuesday.
KCR offers support
Mr. Nadella reportedly touched upon the expansion plans of Microsoft in Hyderabad at his meeting with the Chief Minister that lasted over half an hour. Mr. Rao offered to support the company’s plans. IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao, Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister S. Narsing Rao were present, sources said.
The details of the meeting were kept out of bounds for the media though the government disclosed every small initiative taken on corporate matters in the past. It was stated that Mr. Nadella was actually supposed to meet Mr. Rao on Monday but he expressed a desire to meet the latter on Sunday itself. Mr. Rao was said to be in a marathon meeting with senior government officials at Hitex when Mr. Nadella drove down.