Washington, August 15
The US and India share shut bonds of friendship and democratic traditions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned as he greeted Indians on the event of their 74th Independence Day.
“On behalf of the government of the United States of America and the American people, I extend greetings and best wishes to the people of India on your Independence Day,” Pompeo mentioned in his India Independence Day greetings message on Friday.
“The United States and India have shared close bonds of friendship and democratic traditions since India gained its independence seventy-three years ago,” he mentioned.
Over the years, the connection has grown right into a Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, involving ever nearer cooperation on points very important to world safety and prosperity within the 21st century, Pompeo mentioned.
The US and India work collectively on defence, counterterrorism, commerce, funding, power, the atmosphere, healthcare, agriculture, science and expertise, schooling, house, the oceans, and far more, he mentioned.
“As I remarked earlier this year, the United States and India see each other as great pluralist democracies, global powers, and good friends. I wish the people of India a happy Independence Day,” Pompeo mentioned. PTI