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Obama's visit to India will develop Indo-US relationship : Frank G. Wisner

India Blooms News Service | 14 Jan 2015, 04:53 am
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IBNS): Former US Ambassador to India Frank George Wisner on Tuesday said that US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India would develop the relationship between India and United States.

"Inviting Obama as the chief guest on the occasion of Republic Day, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has done a great job, this step will tighten Indo-US relationship," Frank G. Wisner said.

Former US Ambassador has come to Kolkata to address a discussion session arranged by Ananta Aspen Centre in association with the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) at The Bengal Club.

The senior vice president of ICC Shiv Siddhant Narayan Kaul was also present there at the event.

Frank G. Wisner said with concern that terrorism is a very important issue in the world and countering it was not a strategical challenge, it was an issue of security.

He condemned of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.

"As an ex-serviceman, I'm very sorry to say that our President did not attend the protest march against terrorism in Paris," Wisner added.

Wisner also praised the 'Make in India' project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He said that US wanted a strong India and they were ready to co-operate the highly developing country.


(Reporting by Deepayan Sinha)   

Obama's visit to India will develop Indo-US relationship : Frank G. Wisner

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