Remarks by Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster at Regional Connectivity Conference

Introduction Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen – thank you for joining us at this conference on the important subject of regional connectivity.  Thanks as well to CUTS, FICCI, and the East-West Center for their hard work in organizing today’s event. As we know, the global economy has grown exponentially over the last few decades – ...
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OPIC Commits $125 Million Through Greater Pacific Capital To Expand Access To Capital For Medium-Sized Companies In India

LONDON – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today signed a $125 million commitment with Greater Pacific Capital (GPC) to support growth capital to medium-sized companies in India. OPIC Counselor to the President Frank Dunlevy and Greater Pacific Capital Chief Executive Officer Ketan Patel signed the agreement in London. ...
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U.S. Consulate Mumbai Celebrates U.S. Independence Day

Mumbai: Tonight the U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai celebrated the 242nd anniversary of U.S. independence at a prominent city hotel in South Mumbai. Chief Guest Subash Desai, Industries Minister, Government of Maharashtra, joined Consul General Edgard Kagan in marking the special occasion. The theme of the evening was America’s “spirit of innovation.” In addition to commemorating ...
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Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, and Switzerland

Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Riyadh, Doha, Islamabad, New Delhi, and Geneva October 20-27. In Riyadh, Secretary Tillerson will take part in the inaugural Coordination Council meeting between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Iraq. The Secretary will also meet with various Saudi leaders to ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on “Defining Our Relationship with India for the Next Century”

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson October 18, 2017 Center for Strategic & International Studies Washington, D.C. SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, thank you so much, John, and it is a real pleasure to be back in the building. And I was asking John if the building was meeting all the expectations that we had ...
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USAID and RBL Bank Announce $75 million in Loan Guarantee for Clean Energy Projects

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Mumbai-based RBL Bank announced today a new loan portfolio guarantee that will facilitate up to $75 million for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in off-grid, solar rooftops, and energy efficiency sectors. This guarantee, the first of its kind between USAID and an Indian private sector bank, will support innovative solutions and business ...
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Visit of Secretary of State John Kerry

The Fifth Round of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, New Delhi, July 2014 President Obama has called our partnership with India a “defining partnership for the 21st century.” And as we go about the much-talked about “Asia rebalance,” there’s no more important partner for the United States in the region than India. The growing convergence of ...
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