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US Indian-American Chamber supports nuclear pact

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, Apr 5 (UNI) The US Indian-American Chamber of Commerce today assured to make an all out effort to ensure that the US Congress ratified the recent civilian nuclear agreement between the two countries.

Chamber Chairman K V Kumar, talking to newspersons on the occasion of opening the Indian headquarters of the Chamber here, declared the nuclear pact as a historic step towards continued increase in prosperity in India and the US.

''The agreement sets an example of how the world respects and trusts a country when it practices discipline and acts responsibly,'' Chamber President Bharat Bhargava said.

He said the Chamber was taking its message of support to the US lawmakers as they ponder on the matter of far reaching importance.

The Chamber Executive Board strongly recommended its officers and members to take immediate and active role by contacting all members of the Congress to enable the passage of necessary legislations in connection with the nuclear pact.

Mr Kumar and Mr Bharghava said the Chamber was organising its second annual national convention in Washington on October 11 and 12, in which over 500 delegates, including representatives from the US and Indian Governments would participte. The convention would promote investment opportunities in the two countries, especially among small and medium enterprises.


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