US Consulate General Eric Garcetti, on Monday, took visit of Sabarmati Ashram, Kalupur Swaminarayan Temple and the heritage sites. Garcetti is scheduled to meet political and social leaders in Gift City today. Besides, Garcetti will also watch the match to be played between Gujarat Titans and Sunrise Hyderabad at Narendra Modi Stadium in the evening.
US Consulate General Eric Garcetti said that he experienced a different and new feeling by visiting the Sabarmati Ashram. This is my memorable meeting with you in Ahmedabad. He added, ” The pleasure of watching the heritage sites of the city is absolutely different.
Garcetti said, ” Today I have to visit an organization that works for women in the city. Besides, discussions will be held with businessmen of various fields in Gift City.” Bilateral discussions will also be held with the political and social leaders of Gujarat.
US Consulate General Eric Garcetti said,” The Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad stands firm as an enduring symbol of Mahatma Gandhi’s message of non-violence and Indian democracy. As an ambassador, my visit outside Delhi is the right place to talk to people. My visit to Ahmedabad shows the importance of India to Gujarat and America.
US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti visits Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat
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Eric Garcetti also hinted that Indian students will get more visas and Indians, who want to go to America, will have to wait shorter time for obtaining US visas. He also assured to try to reduce the visa backlog. About PM Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to America, Eric Garcetti said,” I am very excited about it and the meeting between him and US President Biden will be historic.”