US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Tuesday met Shah Rukh Khan on the actor’s residence in Mannat in Mumbai and mentioned about India’s movie business in addition to the “enormous cultural influence” of Bollywood throughout the globe.
“Is it time for my Bollywood debut? Had a beautiful chat with celebrity Shah Rukh Khan at his residence Mannat, studying extra concerning the movie business in Mumbai and discussing the large cultural influence of Hollywood and Bollywood throughout the globe,” Garcetti tweeted.
Garcetti’s Mumbai journey comes a day after he visited Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He paid homage to the ‘Father of Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi and was additionally seen spinning the ‘charkha’ on the ashram.
Talking to reporters on Monday, Garcetti burdened that the connection between India and the USA was primarily based on a standard want to have stronger economies and a peaceable, affluent Indo-Pacific area.
“Our relationship will not be primarily based on anybody else. It’s primarily based on one another, it’s primarily based on a heat of friendship, and it is primarily based on a standard want to have stronger economies and a peaceable, affluent Indo-Pacific area. Wherever that’s challenged, we stand collectively,” Garcetti stated.
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The US Ambassador additionally stated the 2 international locations would deepen defence ties and work to develop issues collectively in sectors like area and expertise.
He additionally stated that within the subsequent couple of weeks, US Embassy in India would open up the subsequent batch of pupil visas.
“I believe we’ll present that this yr we can go previous the sooner numbers and get to an excellent larger quantity. The President has informed me to cut back visa issuance time not only for college students but additionally for first-time guests,” Garcetti stated when requested on the difficulty of US pupil visa.
Beforehand, the US Ambassador shared a video on his Twitter account detailing his journey to the Maharashtra Bhawan positioned in Delhi. “From the bustling streets of LA to the colourful lanes of Delhi, my love of nice meals continues. I am at Maharashtra Bhawan, desperate to discover the fascinating flavors of India. Be part of me on this journey as I pattern the essence of India, one state at a time. The place ought to I’m going subsequent?” he had tweeted.
On Could 11, Garcetti and envoys from Qatar and Monaco submitted their credentials to President Droupadi Murmu on the Rashtrapati Bhavan.