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Governor Abbott Meets With Indian Ambassador Harsh Shringla

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Indian Ambassador to the United States Harsh Shringla at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. The two leaders engaged in a productive discussion regarding the strong economic and cultural ties between Texas and India. A readout of the meeting can be found below.

Governor Abbott welcomed Ambassador Shringla to the state, and discussed ways to further expand economic ties between Texas and India. The Governor and Ambassador spoke on the importance of the oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, and IT sectors, as well as the need for skills-based training opportunities for Texas community colleges in India. As the meeting concluded, the Governor thanked the Ambassador for his visit and reaffirmed the Lone Star State’s commitment towards strengthening the Texas-India relationship.

Governor Abbott visited India in 2018 as part of a trade mission promoting Texas, where he also met with the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.