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United States Congressional Delegation Calls on Prime Minister

Posted On: 21 FEB 2017 4:32PM by PIB Delhi

A bi-partisan delegation of twenty-six members of the United States Congress jointly called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

Prime Minister welcomed the Congressional Representatives to India. He said it augurs a good start to bilateral exchanges following the new U.S. Administration and Congress. 

The Prime Minister recalled his positive conversation with President Donald Trump and the shared commitment to further strengthen ties that have grown deeper in the last two and a half years. In this regard, he recognized Congress’ strong bipartisan support for the India-US partnership. 

The Prime Minister shared his perspective on areas where both countries can work even more closely, including in facilitating greater people-to-people linkages that have over the years helped contribute to each other’s prosperity. In this context, Prime Minister referred to the role of skilled Indian talent in enriching the American economy and society. He urged developing a reflective, balanced and farsighted perspective on movement of skilled professionals. 




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