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US Ambassador calls on Assam CM


Press Trust of India Guwahati
US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster Tuesday met Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here and discussed an array of issues, including business, connectivity and organic cultivation.
The Ambassador said that considering the vibrant petroleum and natural gas sector of the state, the USA can help Assam in providing state-of-the-art technology for exploring the sectors economically.
He also said that both US and Assam can have their bilateral ties in organic farming, healthcare, digital economy.
Taking note of the location of Assam and its proximity with the South East Asian countries, Juster said that Assam can play the role of prime-mover in auguring business relations with South East Asian nations.
He advocated for robust regional connectivity and that US can provide a helping hand in this regard.
The chief minister told Kenneth Juster about the investor friendly ambience created in the state by his government and that Rs 50,000 crore has been invested in the state both by the private and public sector companies to reap rich dividends of the prolific industrial sector of the state.

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 7:45 PM IST

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