US Highlights People-to-People Ties on 75 Years of Diplomatic Relations
NEW DELHI(ANI) – With India and the US celebrating 75 years of diplomatic relations, the US embassy in New Delhi on April 14 posted a video that featured several renowned members of the Indian diaspora talking about the journey in which several milestones have been achieved.
The US Embassy said that people-to-people ties are at the heart of the bilateral relationship. “We’re celebrating 75 years of US-India relations with some of the most iconic and accomplished members of the Indian diaspora. Our people-to-people ties are the heart of our partnership. Cheers to our deep and growing relationship and on to 100,” the US Embassy in India said in a tweet.
A video posted by the US embassy included messages about 75 years journey from prominent India-Americans such as former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi, India born-American filmmaker Mira Nair and writer and TV personality Padma Lakshmi. Other personalities included actor Priyanka Chopra, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy.
US Charge d’Affaires Patricia Lacina said in the video that the foundation of the partnership lies in the personal friendship formed over the years between individual Americans and Indians.
“This year we celebrate the 75 anniversary of US-India relations. The foundation of our partnership lies in the personal friendship formed over the years between individual Americans and Indians as they studied, worked, lived and learned together,” she says.