Indian Ambassador to US S Jaishankar has been invited to speak at the event in the Capitol Hill on Thursday organised by the US-India Business Council (USIBC). It is believed to be the first pre-election deliberation at the Capitol Hill.
Senator John Cornyn, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the powerful Senate India Caucus, will discuss a number of short and long-term priorities for reinvigorating US-India relationship, including goals for enhanced trade opportunities, energy exports and visa policy that will be beneficial to both nations, his office said in a statement.
Cornyn would be joined by Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the Senate India Caucus, along with the two other Co-Chairs of the House India Caucus - Democrat Joe Crowley and Republican Peter Roskam.
A panel discussion will be moderated by Rick Rossow, Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies, of the Center for Strategic and International Studies - a prominent Washington -based think-tank.
The panelists include Ron Somers, USIBC president, former US Ambassador to India, Frank Wisner and Arvind Subramanian, Senior Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics.


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