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Indo-US Bilateral Trade Progressed Under PM Modi: Khator

An eminent Indian-American academic said, Indo-US bilateral trade progressed a lot after Modi assumed office, claimed latter\'s humble origin impressed Americans.

Published: 20th March 2016 05:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2016 05:23 PM   |  A+A-

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Tricolour balloons flown during a programme "Modi in America" organised in his honour by the Indian American Community Foundation at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday | PTI

By PTI

FARRUKHABAD: An eminent Indian-American academic has said the Indo-US bilateral trade progressed a lot after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office and claimed latter's humble origin impressed Americans.

"Modi's journey from selling tea to becoming Prime Minister of one of the biggest democracy has impressed Americans," Chairperson of American Council on Education (ACE), the US' most influential higher education association, Renu Khator said yesterday.

"After he became the PM, trade between two countries has progressed a lot," Khator, who has his roots in the district, told reporters.

Noting that US presidential elections would be important for Indo-US relationship, Khator said, "Over 25 lakh NRIs are taking great interest in these elections and the presidential aspirants have been also trying to take voters of Indian origin into confidence".



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