US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Monday visited the US mission in the national capital New Delhi to oversee the “unprecedented demand” for US visitor visas among the Indians.
The US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, on Wednesday, said the “great minds” back in his homeland and India can find more paths to peace. “I’m so proud to see the United States of America and India working together for a more peaceful world. But we have to innovate. The world is changing more in the next five or 10 years than it’s changed in the last 100 years. But the great minds in India and the great minds in United States can work to find more paths to peace,” he said.
US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti, on Tuesday, said President Joe Biden told him that India is the most important country in the world to him. “He (President Biden) told me, when he asked me to come here to serve, he said, this is the most important country in the world to me, I think something that no American president has ever uttered in the history of our two countries…Indian Americans constitute six per cent of taxpayers in the US…” Garcetti said.
US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Friday shared his delight and said that he is excited to elevate India-US relations during his tenure as today he completed 100 incredible days as the US ambassador to India.
Highlighting the bond between New Delhi and Washington, US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti said that working as an envoy in India is a “fun job.” While addressing the event “US National Day celebrations” in Mumbai, Garcetti on Thursday said, “I am Eric Garcetti and I get to serve as President Biden’s ambassador from the United States to India. I have to say, it is the most fun job I have ever had in my entire life. I’m going to eat my way through India. I’m going to advance my way through India. But more importantly, together with you, we are going to write a new chapter on US-India relations.”
Hailing Indian artwork and its historical contribution to the world, United States Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti on Monday said that the US government is working to pave the way for returning more artwork that needs to be in India, as a permanent part of new India-US friendship.
India’s Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday discussed with United States Ambassador Eric Garcetti about advancing cooperation between both countries to check terrorism, drug trafficking and security domains. The discussion was held during a meeting between Shah and the US envoy at the North Block office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
United States Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti, on Wednesday, said that the wait time for first-time tourist visa interviews has been reduced by more than 50 per cent, adding that goal for 2023 is to process at least one million visas. Speaking at IIT Delhi, Garcetti highlighted the progress made in visa processing, stating that the US Mission in India is currently processing visas faster than ever before.