Joe Biden Tweets Holi Greetings, Secretary Raimondo In Delhi Enjoys With Dance And Color
WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) – President Joe Biden on March 8 extended greetings on the occasion of Holi.
“I wish the happiest Holi to those celebrating love, laughter, goodness, and the arrival of spring during today’s Festival of Colors,” Biden tweeted on March 8.
Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, who is in India on an official visit, arrived at Defense Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence on March 8 and participated in the Holi celebration.
Raimondo was seen dancing and beating the drum. She said, “It’s an honor for me to be here on such a holiday. I felt so welcomed by the Minister, it’s fantastic. Happy Holi!” At Rajnath Singh’s residence, apart from Raimondo, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Sports Anurag Thakur, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, and Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju were also present.
The Secretary is on a 4-day visit to India, will participate in the Indo-US Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum which will be held on March 10.
“During the visit, the US-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum will be held on March 10th, 2023, to discuss cooperation in various sectors that could unlock new trade and investment opportunities between the two countries,” according to the statement released by the US Department of Commerce.
“Through the CEO Forum, the Commercial Dialogue, and IPEF, we are making excellent progress in bringing our countries closer together by creating new markets for trade, expanding those that already exist, and reinforcing our shared commitment to democracy,” Raimondo said, ahead of her visit to India.
The Commercial Dialogue is a cooperative undertaking encompassing regular government-to-government meetings to be held in conjunction with private sector meetings, with an aim to facilitate trade and maximize investment opportunities across a broad range of economic sectors.