New Delhi: Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that both India and USA are keen to continue to work towards strengthening economic relations & strategic partnership, an official statement said.
Piyush Goyal was addressing the event hosted by US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Los Angeles.
“Both the Indian government and the US government desire to strengthen economic relations & strategic partnership, adding that the strong bond with the people of the United States will transcend into business and government very rapidly,” the Union minister said.
Goyal said that two FTAs have already been finalised this year, and hoped for the conclusion of at least two more FTAs by the end of this year.
Indian diaspora understands international engagements
Reiterating that India is expanding its international engagements with countries across the globe, Goyal noted that having lived, worked and benefited from countries like the US, our Indian diaspora understands the importance of international engagements.
The minister emphasised that working with 30 million Indian diaspora all over the world and working with friendly countries like the US and Europe can significantly change the course of history, according to the statement.
India to become USD 30 trillion economy in 25-30 years
Reiterating that India is on course to becoming a USD 30 trillion economy in next 25-30 years, the minister asked the Indian diaspora to grab the opportunity that the growth story of India offers.
Urging everyone to be a part of Amrit Kaal, that is India’s journey towards a prosperous nation, the minister expressed confidence that together with their efforts and the efforts of 130 crore Indians, will showcase to the world a new India aspiring for bigger goals while following the path of duty.