Parliamentary Delegation to Meet WB Officials in US

Published: 03rd October 2015 05:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd October 2015 05:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: A Parliamentary delegation left for US on Friday to participate in various seminars to be organised by FICCI India US Forum.

Nizamabad MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha was an active member in the Parliamentary delegation that left for the US. Kavitha will speak on ‘Foreign Policy Leadership’ at a seminar to be organised by Elliott School of International Affairs on October 5.

On October 6, a seminar will be organised on International Peace and also on US-India relations, Iran Agreement’s influence on India and Asian countries.

Later, Kavitha will personally meet Thomas A Shannon, Jr Counselor of the US Department of State, Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, Deputy Secretary Andrews, Assistant Secretary Arun Kumar and Robert W Holleyman II, who serves as Deputy United States Trade Representative with the rank of Ambassador at the Office of the US Trade Representative. Kavitha will met them separately.

She will also participate in a round-table meeting on Economic Reforms and Indian Parliament’s proposals.

On October 7, Kavitha will participate in an interactive session with International Affairs department to be held at Brookings Institution.

The delegation will also meet senior officials of the World Bank on October 8 and a also have luncheon session with them. Later in the evening, four Indian MPs will address a meeting at World Bank auditorium. Kavitha will speak on the major issues being faced by the country and also the developmental works taken up in Nizamabad Lok Sabha segment, being represented by her.

The delegation will attend a dinner to be hosted by Bharat Consul General DM Mule in New York. On the last day of the tour on October 9, the delegation will visit the  United Nations headquarters and attend a luncheon meeting of International Trade Council. The delegation will leave New York on October 9 for Delhi.


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