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US envoy calls on TN CM;discusses US-India bilateral relations

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: On his first official visit to the city, U.S. to India, Kenneth I called on Chief Minister K Palaniswami at the Secretariat here today and held discussions on US-bilateral relations and economic development.

He was accompanied by Consul General, and senior Consulate officials, sources said.

Chief Secretary and K Shanmugam were among those present on the occasion.

"Such an honour to meet @CMOTamilNadu Edappadi Palaniswami on my first official visit to #Chennai. Great discussion on #USIndia bilateral relations and economic development. #USIndiaTrade #USIndiaBusiness #first100 days", he tweeted.

later visited the Ice House, which was a Centre for the US-trade in the 1840s.

"On his 1st official visit to #Chennai, Kenneth I @USAMBIndia visited the iconic #IceHouse which was a center for #in the 1840s", the US Consulate Chennai said in a tweet.

The also tweeted on his visit to the Ice House and shared some pictures.

"A wonderful visit with #CGCChennai to the #IceHouse, which in the 1840s stored ice shipped from the US to #SouthIndia. A great example of the long history of US-South trade.#USIndiaDosti #CulturalDiplomacy", he tweeted.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:46 IST