Indian Americans to enhance Indo-US ties!

July 26, 2016


The Indian-American community has got to play an important role in strengthening Indo-US ties. Currently, there are 3.5 million Indian-Americans and 1,10,000 Indian- origin doctors in the US. The recent statistics proved that, every 7th patient in the US is being treated by an Indian doctor.

The stats further showed that 40% of the hotel rooms in US are owned and managed by Indian-origin people and are generating USD 13 billion to the US economy. Adding to it, every year about 140,000 Indian students come to the US, filling in its economy another USD 4.5 billion.

Referring to this, Indian Ambassador to the US, Arun K Singh said, this reflects their interest in India-US relationship. "I believe all of you will have an important role to play in contributing to this. All of you in a sense are permanent Ambassadors here. You have an understanding of the US. You have an understanding of India and Indian society. So based on this understanding and the network that you have you will be in a position to take forward this relationship in different areas," Singh said.

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