U.S. Commerce Secretary arriving in India today on four-day visit

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo


New Delhi

U.S.Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday on a four-day visit and will participate in the US-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum.

According to a statement issued by the US Commerce Department, Raimondo's visit aims to "unlock new trade and investment opportunities" between the two countries.She will be in India till March 10.In the course of her visit, Raimondo will meet public and private sector business leaders.

"This is an optimistic time for US-India relations, and I am excited to visit India during such a special time of year, the celebration of Holi," she said in a statement.

The Commerce Secretary will convey the importance that President Joe Biden's administration places on the US-India relations and emphasise the significant opportunity to deepen commercial ties between the two countries, the Department statement said further.

Her visit comes after last month's special negotiating round for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework held in New Delhi.

The US-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum will be held on March 10, where discussions will take place on cooperation in various sectors that could unlock new trade and investment opportunities between the two countries.

Raimondo is visiting India at the invitation or Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.