‘Opening up trade with India a priority for the U.S.’

Official also welcomes Pak. PM’s remark on peace in S. Asia
Opening up trade with India is a key priority of the Trump administration, a senior official of the U.S. State Department has said. Briefing reporters on the administration’s Asia-Pacific policy, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice G. Wells — the highest-ranking official for the region — also welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement in support of peace in South Asia. Ms. Wells will be participating in the Indian Ocean Conference in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on August 27-28, organised by think tank India Foundation. Delegates from 43 countries, including China, India, Singapore, Australia and Vietnam, are scheduled to participate in the event.
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/opening-up-trade-with-india-a-priority-for-the-us/article24748408.ece

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