Revolutionary changes are going down in the India-US relationship, the outgoing Indian Ambassador in Washington DC, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, has mentioned. He has careworn that the bilateral ties have solely coated “the tip of the iceberg” and are going to be a lot deeper.
Addressing a gathering of Indian Americans on the Republic Day 2024 celebrations in Washington DC, Sandhu mentioned that it was vital that their second technology remained related to India.
“I solely wished to inform you that at the moment revolutionary changes are going down in India, additionally in US-India relations,” mentioned the ambassador. “And due to this fact, it is crucial that your youngsters and your households are conscious of India, keep related with India.”
As worldwide capital and multinational corporations moved into India, all younger Indian Americans could be uniquely positioned to get most of these job alternatives, he identified.
“Therefore, not just for emotional, cultural, and so many different causes, but in addition for financial and business causes, concentrate, keep related with India,” mentioned the envoy, who’s retiring from the international service after greater than 35 years.
The 2024 Republic Day occasion in McLean, Virginia, was organised by the National Council of Asian Indian Associations. The outgoing ambassador was additionally felicitated by the neighborhood leaders for his function in strengthening the India-US relationship.
Speaking at one other farewell reception, organised by the Indian American Business Impact Group, the outgoing diplomat mentioned that the India-US relationship was set to turn into a lot nearer. “The truth is, we’ve solely coated the tip of the iceberg. In all these sectors, this relationship goes to go far and large,” he mentioned.
“We are already listening to about AI, the completely different dimensions of AI (Artificial Intelligence). India goes to play a really, essential and demanding function. Look at any of the International Monetary Fund or World Bank projections, the restoration of the world financial system, India will likely be taking part in a really essential function,” he mentioned.
Sandhu reiterated that for the profession prospects, jobs and progress of their offspring, Indian Americans ought to stay related to India.