New Delhi: India Inc on Sunday hailed the victory of Joe Biden within the US Presidential election, whereas hoping for enhanced ties and cooperation between India and the US, particularly within the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Congratulating President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, CII President Uday Kotak mentioned, “with rising commerce and funding ties between the 2 international locations, the well being of our economies are inextricably linked and we should work collectively throughout this important time to reinvigorate the bilateral financial agenda – facilitating financial progress, enhancing job creation, supporting small enterprise and enabling cooperation in investment-related motion of execs.”
With the election of Biden as President and Harris as Vice President, he mentioned, “we’re trying ahead to participating with the administration’s management to advertise post-pandemic financial stability, enterprise collaboration, our shared democratic values and elevated people-to-people ties which have outlined the particular India-US relationship.”
Assocham Secretary Common Deepak Sood mentioned, “below the Biden-Harris management, the Indo-US financial ties would go from energy to energy, getting deeper into areas of superior scientific analysis and improvement, enterprise to enterprise cooperation in strategic areas.”
He expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Biden would chalk out nice cooperation in coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
“The vaccine improvement, manufacture and distribution would require immense world cooperation: India and the US would absolutely be main such cooperation,” Sood mentioned, whereas additionally applauding Harris’ feat of changing into the primary girl Vice-President of the US, saying: “You’ve got been so gracious in hailing your Indian roots and values”.
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Trade President Sanjay Aggarwal mentioned India and the US, the world’s largest democracies have all the time shared sturdy social, cultural and financial ties.
“We strongly imagine that India-US partnership would be the defining relationship of the twenty first century. We look ahead to a continued strengthened bilateral commerce and funding progress trajectory and defence cooperation between the 2 nations.”
For Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, the US election was additionally about classes on management.
In a tweet he mentioned, the teachings from the US election are, “management is about coverage AND character” and “Leaders might be judged by what they SAY not simply what they DO. Leaders should finally characterize everybody, not simply those that voted for them (and) leaders with decency and values have not gone out of trend.”
CII Director Common Chandrajit Banerjee mentioned, “CII appears to be like ahead to as soon as once more collaborating with President Biden and his incoming Administration.”
Previous to the financial disruption brought on by COVID-19, bilateral commerce in items and companies in 2019, reached a peak of almost USD 150 billion, and CII hopes it will proceed to rise within the years to return, he added.
“We are able to goal increased to our shared aim of USD 500 billion by means of a brand new period of revitalised financial cooperation, which might be complete, complementary and collaborative,” Banerjee mentioned.
The important thing sectors to observe for enhanced enterprise cooperation might be power and the inexperienced economic system, defence and manufacturing, particularly offering a lift to small enterprise cooperation, in addition to prescribed drugs and healthcare – all pushed by India and the US’ new age companies and disruptive innovation and applied sciences, he added.
Hailing Biden and Harris as the brand new leaders of America, Chairman and MD of JSW Group Sajjan Jindal mentioned in a tweet, “A democratic course of voted for a change in a really defining 12 months globally! Congratulations to the American group that ensured that the democratic course of was not compromised in a troublesome exterior atmosphere.”
Equally, congratulating Biden and Harris on their victory, JSPL Chairman Naveen Jindal in a tweet hoped “to see enhanced ties and cooperation between India and the US”.