Kamala Harris as Vice-President further cements India-US relationship: White House

PTI Washington | Updated on January 22, 2021

The relationship between India and the US has been further cemented with Kamala Harris as the Vice-President of the country, the White House has said.

President Joe Biden respects the long bipartisan successful relationship between the two countries, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference.

“President Biden, of course, has visited India many times, respects and values the long bipartisan successful relationship between leader in India and the US. It looks forward to a continuation of that,” Psaki said responding to a question on India-US relationship under the Biden Administration.

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The historic inauguration of India-origin Kamala Harris, she said, further cements this relationship.

“Obviously, he selected and yesterday, she (Harris) was sworn in the first Indian American to serve as president or Vice-President. Certainly, historic moment for all of us in this country but a further cementing of the importance of our relationship,” Psaki said.

Published on January 22, 2021

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