Washington: In an attempt to boost robust investment in the country, US is all set to host a Global Infrastructure Conference on Thursday.

To be addressed by Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton the Conference will be attended by the Senior government officials from Colombia, India, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates.

Clinton will host the day-long conference and identify new opportunities and markets for US companies.

Many countries have ambitious infrastructure development plans that will require significant investment in the coming decades, the State Department said.

US companies are highly competitive in this area because they can provide specialised skills, advanced technology, and responsible corporate practices, it said.

Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides will also attend the conference along with representatives from the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, and Treasury, as well as the Export-Import Bank of the US, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the United States Trade and Development Agency, a media release said.

(Agencies)

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