Friday, October 03, 2008

India Notes NEI on the US-India Agreement

nuclear_deal NEI has been supportive of the US-India nuclear trade agreement and worked to help it along its winding trail through the international and national thickets where it could. The Indians have noticed this, as this story from NDTV demonstrates:

Nuclear Energy Institute, the policy arm of US nuclear energy industry, has welcomed the Congressional ratification of the historic US India Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement and said that it has the potential to strengthen the American economy.


"The agreement holds the potential to strengthen the US economy while fostering within India increased use of nuclear energy to cleanly provide the reliable electricity that is so vital in modern society," said Frank Bowman, president and chief executive of the Nuclear Energy Institute.
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[NEI] was part of the US nuclear industry delegation, which visited India last year to have a preliminary round of talks with the Indian Government officials and also the private sector.

Most of what the article says will be familiar to readers of this site, but it's interesting to see the Indian press look at this deal from so many angles - something the American press might note.

Nice image used by NDTV for their story. It mixes the American and Indian flags. Would make a good wallpaper for your computer.

3 comments:

gunter said...

Congratulations to NEI for its contribution to accelerating the nuclear arms race in South Asia?

Mark Flanagan said...

Stale point, already disproved. We know you can do better, Gunter.

vijayakumar said...

NDTV always gives the better in all news in all angle.nice job ndtv.
keep it up.

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