Washington: Top Indian and American business leaders will meet in Washington next week at a key conclave to deepen bilateral economic and trade ties. The two-day meeting will take stock of the US-India commercial relationship, calibrate a fresh course for progress, and accelerate the partnership's path of prosperity, benefitting both countries for decades to come, Washington-based US India Business Council (USIBC) said in a statement.
The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma would represent India at the 36th annual conclave of USIBC to be held on June 22-23. US President Barack Obama's chief of staff William Daley will also address the annual meeting.
The theme of this year's USIBC Leadership Summit is 'Addressing Challenges, Boosting Ties', reflects a growing concern among investors over headwinds that the US-India relationship has recently encountered.
Despite President Obama's historic visit to India in November, 2010, a series of events - external and internal to both countries - has tempered enthusiasm for government-to-government engagement, USIBC said....more
08:20 PM, Jun 19, 2011