Washington, Feb 14: The partnership betwen India and the US is a "work in progress" and President Donald Trump's visit to India later this month will help solidify the partnership across all spheres, says India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu. It is a time of tremendous potential in the India-US relationship, and both nations are looking forward to continued partnership in the months ahead, said the envoy at a welcome reception hosted by US-India Business Council, a business advocacy group, here on Thursday.
"This extraordinary partnership, between India and the United States, is very much, a work in progress," said the envoy at a welcome reception hosted by US-India Business Council, a business advocacy group, here on Thursday, adding that President Trump's visit "will help to solidify the partnership across all spheres." Trump will be in New Delhi and Ahmedabad on February 24-25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ambassador Sandhu said Prime Minister Modi has set an ambitious target of India becoming a $ 5 trillion economy by 2024. "The United States, is a preferred partner, in that endeavour." Two-way trade between India and US has been growing at 10 per cent on a year-to-year basis, and has reached $160 billion in 2019.(UNI)