A 5- member Congressional delegation from the United States of America led by Indian – American Congressman from California Mr Ami Bera met the Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.
The US Congressmen discussed business opportunities in Maharashtra, Infrastructure projects in Mumbai, the problem of public transportation, terrorism and other issues with the Governor.
Welcoming the delegation to Maharashtra the Governor appreciated the support extended by the Congressmen in building closer relations between India and the US and their support for rapidly transforming strategic partnership between the two countries.
The Governor told the delegation that President Obama’s visit to India in January 2015 had created a new milestone in the relations between the two countries.
The delegation is visiting Mumbai under the United States Visitors to India Programme. Congressmen Mr Derek Kilmer (Washington), Mr Billy Long (Missouri), Mr Juan Vargas (California), Mr Brendon Boyle (Pennsulvania) were present on the occasion.