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Indian Americans Supporting Nuclear Deal

President Bush showered praises on the Indian community when he said that Indian Americans have played a key role on both sides ( Republican and Democrats) to help pass the nuclear treaty act, HR 5682. Legislation in USA. Americans have come to believe Indians are great friends. Progress made by Indian Americans in this country in a short period of time is spectacular. Each praise by President Bush was acknowledged by Indian Leaders and activists by thundering applauds. Indian leaders felt at home at White House and everybody felt it was a great moment in the history of Indian community in America and for Indo-US relations in future.

The signing of Henry J. Hyde United States-India peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006 (H.R. 5682) at the East Room of White House by President George W. Bush, in the presence of prominent influential Indians and Americans puts India on an accelerated path to economic progress and will give a tremendous boost to trade, commerce, manufacturing, services, and joint exercises in military, navy and air force.

India has a great history of a peaceful and a powerful democracy. India has always explored nuclear technology for peaceful purposes and never shared it with countries that promote terrorism. Since 1992 India’s economy has doubled but now with a stable source of energy wide moves forward at a much faster pace. In addition, currently 70% of India energy is produced by coal which will be pollution free in future and improve health and quality of life and longevity – President Bush said.


L to R: Thomas Abraham (GOIO), Congressman Gary Ackerman, Ambassador Blackwell, Lal Motwani, Re. Frank Pallone & Dr Parveen Chopra

According to Dr. Parveen Chopra, Founder & President of the Asian American Coalition USA Inc. representing conglomeration of twelve Asian countries in USA that hosted reception to India and Pakistan delegation said “ All great countries in the world had to secure a continuous source in the world had to secure a continuous source of energy before they could become a major power like England and America. Peaceful use of nuclear technology to generate energy will do the same for India what it did for France where almost 80% of domestic consumption of electricity is generated through nuclear plants. It is clean, dependable, cost efficient and it will help Indian economy to generate jobs to grow economy rapidly. India is now on the road to become a super economy and a major power in the world in the near future.” India’s Ambassador His Excellency Rajinder Singh Jassal who gave a reception to Indian activists after the ceremony thanked Indian Americans for working with their elected leaders making trips to Washington D.C., taking time off their families and spending considerable amount of resources in convincing American leaders in their towns, that this treaty will work to the advantage of both countries. By signing this treaty America has thrown thirty years of baggage and treated India as a responsible nation and an emerging power. Ambassador Sen is in India where the action will be now to approve this treaty through appropriate legislation.

President Bush showered praises on the Indian community when he said that Indian Americans have played a key role on both sides ( Republican and Democrats) to help pass the nuclear treaty act, HR 5682. Legislation in USA. Americans have come to believe Indians are great friends. Progress made by Indian Americans in this country in a short period of time is spectacular. Each praise by President Bush was acknowledged by Indian Leaders and activists by thundering applauds. Indian leaders felt at home at White House and everybody felt it was a great moment in the history of Indian community in America and for Indo-US relations in future.

The signing of Henry J. Hyde United States-India peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006 (H.R. 5682) at the East Room of White House by President George W. Bush, in the presence of prominent influential Indians and Americans puts India on an accelerated path to economic progress and will give a tremendous boost to trade, commerce, manufacturing, services, and joint exercises in military, navy and air force.

India has a great history of a peaceful and a powerful democracy. India has always explored nuclear technology for peaceful purposes and never shared it with countries that promote terrorism. Since 1992 India’s economy has doubled but now with a stable source of eneergy wide moves forward at a much faster pace. In addition, currently 70% of India’s energy is produced by coal which will be pollution free in future and improve health and quality of life and longevity - President Bush said.

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