New Delhi [India]BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, who is on an official visit to India, arrived at Defense Minister Rajnath Singh’s official residence on Wednesday and participated in the Holi celebrations.
Speaking to ANI, Raimondo expressed his joy in celebrating Holi with the people, saying: “It is an honor for me to be here on such a holiday. I feel very welcome by the Minister, which is fantastic. Huli Happy Rishi!”
At Rajnath Singh’s residence, apart from Raimondo, there were Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari. exhibit.
Foreign Minister Jaishankar Jaishankar and Federal Law Minister Kieran Riguiju were also present.
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce was seen dancing and beating a drum.
Earlier in the day, the minister also tweeted his greetings to the occasion.
In a tweet, Rajnath Singh said, “My heartiest congratulations and best wishes to all of you on this occasion of Holi. As a symbol of joy, joy and harmony, may this festival be a blessing for you Infuse a new color of success, happiness and health into your life.”
Raimondo, who is on a 4-day visit to India, will take part in the India-US Business Dialogue and CEO Forum on March 10, 2023.
“During the visit, a US-India Business Dialogue and CEO Forum will be held on March 10, 2023 to discuss cooperation in various areas to unlock new trade and investment opportunities between the two countries,” the statement said. U.S. Department of Commerce.
“Through the CEO Forum, Business Dialogue and IPEF, we are bringing our nation closer together by creating new markets for trade, expanding existing markets and strengthening our shared commitment to democracy,” Raimondo said. Visit India in a statement.
The Business Dialogue is a collaborative enterprise that includes regular intergovernmental meetings held alongside private sector meetings to facilitate trade and maximize investment opportunities across a broad range of economic sectors.
The last India-US business dialogue was held in February 2019, but has not been held since then due to factors such as the epidemic. Proposes to restart the business dialogue with a strategic outlook after a gap of three years, focusing on supply chain resilience and diversification and emerging areas.
Earlier, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and the US Secretary of Commerce soft-launched the India-US CEO Forum via video conference on 9 November 2022, with key priorities identified as increasing supply chain resilience, strengthening energy security and reducing overall greenhouse gas emissions emissions, advance inclusive digital trade and facilitate post-pandemic economic recovery, especially for small businesses. (Arnie)
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