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Apple's Tim Cook May Be the First Openly Gay CEO Hosted by India's Prime Minister

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The tech mogul will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the company’s investments in the country.

Tim Cook is touring India this week to talk plans of Apple's manufacturing growth in the developing country.

The openly gay CEO will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi again, where the pair will likely discuss development centers and plans by iPhone manufacturers to move facilities from other countries in southeast Asia to India.

Apple took a hit this year as net sale and revenue dipped for the first time in years. According to the company's most recent quarterly report, net sales fell 26 percent in the greater China area, 10 in the Americas, and 5 percent in Europe.

Homosexuality is still a criminal offense in India, punishable with up to life in prison.

Openly gay Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India recently observed at a United Nations gala that his country still lagged behind in gay rights, even if the country had actually progressed further on transgender rights than the U.S.

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