Open Communication Will Strengthen India-American Relations: U.S.
Bangalore: The relationship between India and America can be made more effective with the help of open communication, say U.S. lawmakers, acknowledging the increasing role of India on an international platform, reports PTI.
Co-Chairs of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans and some US lawmakers met few days before, to discuss the relationship between the 2 countries.
"As India plays an increasingly important role on the global stage, US-India relations have never been more relevant," said Joe Crowley, Democratic Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, after the meeting.
"Today's briefing provided invaluable insight to members of the India Caucus and I thank Assistant Secretary Blake and Ambassador Powell for taking the time to meet with us," Crowley said.
"Today's briefing confirmed that there are vast opportunities that our strong US-India partnership will provide for the common priorities of our two countries," said Peter Roskam, Republican Co-Chair of the Caucus
"I'm glad we have these open lines of communication that will help to make our relationship effective and work to keep our commitment to trade and investment, global security and democracy," he said.
Crowley and Roskam were elected to their present positions in the month of January. The Caucus is a bi-partisan group constituted in the year 1993, which deals with the issues concerning the relationship between the U.S. and India, as well as the Indian-American community in America.
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