New Delhi: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar on Sunday conveyed wishes to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the government and the personalities of the US on the event of the country`s Independence Day on July 4th.
“Convey my warm wishes to @SecBlinken and the Government & personalities of the USA on their Independence Day. Confident that our strong alliance, one based on so many shared values and interests will pursue to develop,” tweeted Jaishankar.
4th July celebrates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the 13 colonies of the US in 1776. This will be the 245th anniversary of American independence.
India-US relations have become increasingly multidimensional, covering liaison in areas such as trade, defense and security, education, science and technology, civil nuclear energy, space technology and applications, environment, and health.
In addition, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the US declared USD 41 million in assistance to help India respond to the coronavirus pandemic and intensified the country`s awareness for COVID-19 and future health emergencies.