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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
31-August-2016 19:26 IST
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker call on Prime Minister


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

The two visiting Secretaries briefed Prime Minister on the 2nd India-U.S. Strategic & Commercial Dialogue that concluded yesterday in New Delhi. They discussed progress in bilateral engagement since Prime Minister’s visit to U.S. in June 2016. Secretary Kerry also shared U.S. perspective on developments in the region and beyond with Prime Minister.

Prime Minister conveyed satisfaction at the expanded and strengthened strategic partnership between India and the United States over the past two years that has opened up new vistas for collaboration. He conveyed that he looked forward to rapid progress and successful completion of the decisions taken with President Obama at the recent Summit Meeting in June.

Prime Minister conveyed that he looked forward to meeting President Obama at the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China.

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