US Ambassador Richard Verma visits Hospital In Dharavi Slums

[Mumbai]US Ambassador Richard Verma visits Hospital In Slums
US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma paid a visit to Sai Hospital in Dharavi slum
Here US aid agency supporting a programme to test and diagnose HIV in patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB).
During his visit to the hospital yesterday, he met doctors, local health care workers and patients to discuss the magnitude of TB and HIV prevalence among the vulnerable poor in India,
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) helps private health care providers link TB patients to public health facilities in order to test HIV, saving lives by diagnosing and co-treating HIV and TB.
India has the largest number of TB cases in the world more than a quarter of the global burden and nearly two people die from TB every three minutes in the country.
Ambassador Richard Rahul Verma Presenting His Credentials To President Of India

India Resents Over Obama Govt’s Decision to Sell 8 Fighter Jets to Pakistan

[New Delhi]’India Resents Over US’ Decision to Sell Fighter Planes F16s to Pak’
India today expressed disappointment and resentments over US administration’s decision to sell eight F16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying it disagrees that such arms’ transfers will help combat terrorism.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will be summoning US Ambassador Richard Verma to convey India’s “displeasure”.
“We are disappointed at the decision of the Obama Administration to notify the sale of F-16 aircrafts to Pakistan. We disagree with their rationale that such arms transfers help to combat terrorism.
“The record of the last many years in this regard speaks for itself. The US Ambassador will be summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs to convey our displeasure,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

U S Ambassador Verma Met Law Maker Gowda And Learned Indian Arbitration Act

[New Delhi]U S Ambassador Verma Met Indian Law Maker Gowda On 3rd Sept.And Discussed Legal Reforms
The US Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma along with other officials of the Embassy called on Union Minister of Law & Justice D.V.Sadananda Gowda
The Minister welcomed the Ambassador and introduced the officials of the ministry who were present.
The Ambassador was keen on knowing the status of ongoing legal reforms with special reference to ease of doing business like setting up of Commercial Courtsand reforms being contemplated in the sphere of Arbitration .
The measure amendments being introduced in the Arbitration Act as approved by the cabinet were also briefed. Similarly, setting up of Commercial Courts in pursuance with the goal of ease of doing business in India was also discussed in detail and India minister assured American Ambassador that Government of India is bringing amendments to bring Indian system at par with the international (UNCITRAL) system.
Issues relating to the enforcement of contracts, and international arbitration awards were also discussed. The provisions for the ways the required mutual cooperation and required changes are being addressed also came up for discussion.
Issues relating to Intellectual Property Rights ( IPR) was agreed to be taken up by ambassador with the Ministry of Commerce through the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The US Ambassador was keen on Civil Legal Cooperation, training and Exchange of Expertise and the same was welcomed by the Minister
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The Ambassador of the United States of America, Mr. Richard Rahul Verma calls on the Union Minister for Law & Justice, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, in New Delhi on September 03, 2015.