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US Ambassador meets Sonowal

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 29 - US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Tuesday evening called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter�s office chamber in Assam Secretariat and discussed on wide spectrum of issues concerning the mutual interests of America and Assam.

The duo discussed mutual interests in investment, tourism, education and green energy, etc. Hailing Assam�s tea industry, tourism potential and possibility of green energy generation the US Ambassador said that there are lot of investment possibility in these sectors and the US has been keenly watching these sectors to strengthen its ties with Assam.

Richard Verma also invited an Assam Delegation to the US Regional Connectivity Conference to be held in Kolkata on December 14 and 15. Chief Minister Sonowal accepted the invitation with an assurance that a delegation will be sent to the Conference to further mutual ties.

The US Ambassador to India also hailed the State Government�s role in improving the security scenario in the State and vowed to increase mutual reciprocity programme with Assam. Chief Minister Sonowal apprised Richard Verma of the State�s potential in the fields of tourism and hospitality industry, organic farming, small scale hydroelectricity, information technology, etc., where the scope of mutual reciprocity can be used to harness these sectors.

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US Ambassador meets Sonowal

GUWAHATI, Nov 29 - US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Tuesday evening called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter�s office chamber in Assam Secretariat and discussed on wide spectrum of issues concerning the mutual interests of America and Assam.

The duo discussed mutual interests in investment, tourism, education and green energy, etc. Hailing Assam�s tea industry, tourism potential and possibility of green energy generation the US Ambassador said that there are lot of investment possibility in these sectors and the US has been keenly watching these sectors to strengthen its ties with Assam.

Richard Verma also invited an Assam Delegation to the US Regional Connectivity Conference to be held in Kolkata on December 14 and 15. Chief Minister Sonowal accepted the invitation with an assurance that a delegation will be sent to the Conference to further mutual ties.

The US Ambassador to India also hailed the State Government�s role in improving the security scenario in the State and vowed to increase mutual reciprocity programme with Assam. Chief Minister Sonowal apprised Richard Verma of the State�s potential in the fields of tourism and hospitality industry, organic farming, small scale hydroelectricity, information technology, etc., where the scope of mutual reciprocity can be used to harness these sectors.