Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Indian Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Secretary Rajiv Choubey at US-India Aviation Summit in Mumbai

In a recent week-long visit to India, Thomas R Hardy, Director of Congressional and Public Affairs held high-level meetings with public and private sector decision-makers to discuss ongoing projects in India and future collaboration.

Core to the visit was co-hosting the US-India Aviation Summit with Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, Minister of State Jayant Sinha and Secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey of the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation and the US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster. The summit provided an opportunity for US industry to conclude more than $300 million in new commercial contracts that will strengthen the safety and security of the Indian aviation market. The contracts will introduce innovative US technology solutions to meet the increasing demands on India's expanding aviation ecosystem. Additionally, the summit provided a forum for high-level government and industry leaders from both countries to engage in discussions to lay out a roadmap for future cooperation. At the opening of the summit, United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced that it will host a series of visits to the United States for public and private sector decision-makers from India's civil aviation sector. The visits will connect delegates with leading US technologies and solutions that can support India's aviation infrastructure development goals.
15/04/18 STAT Times