India Ideas Summit LIVE Updates: Expressing grief over killing of 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Chinese Communist Party is a mutual threat. He added that Washington will look to reduce dependence on China in areas like medicine. Pompeo said that US has always been supportive of India’s security.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday deliver the keynote address at the India Ideas Summit, an event which will see discussions on India-US cooperation and their relationship in a post-pandemic world. The virtual summit is being hosted by the US-India Business Council and this year marks the 45th anniversary of the formation of the council.
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Kenneth Juster on Global, Indo-Pacific Region |US-India have begun working together consistently on regional and global issues. Implementing mutual vision for the Indo-Pacific region will move the relationship forward. The challenge for us now is to build an architecture that rises to and fulfills the shared vision, says Kenneth Juster.
No one wants to have conflict in the Indo-Pacific region. We want it to be inclusive vision but we’re going to need to work with trusted and like-minded partners to develop guidelines, red lines and other ways to fulfill vision we share for Indo-Pacific region: Kenneth Juster
Most Imp Relationship of the 21st Century |We have transformed a strategic partnership into a comprehensive global strategic partnership and what may be the most important relationship of the 21st century: US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster
US Envoy Pushes for India to Open its Markets |“India must open market for its own interest,” says Kennith Juster adding that “an open economy is in India’s Interest” and the country needs a “light touch” on regulations.
Dependency on Physical Infra and Software-Safety Foundations | “Digital banking, insurance, e-commerce, entertainment, education, medicine, IT, modern manufacturing, transportation, agriculture and other sectors depend on physical infrastructure as well as software and safety foundations,” says Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
Indian Envoy on Digital India |Digital India’s IT sector, large talent pool, its transformation into a R&D hub, increased usage of smartphones and enhanced access to internet as well as recent reforms to push digital finance have established a vibrant digital ecosystem, says Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
To develop digital infrastructure at at the core utility demands, governance and digital e