Press Release - Visit of 9-member Congressional delegation to India led by Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Congressman Lamar Smith (15-18 October 2017)
October 17, 2017
A 9-member Congressional delegation led by Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Congressman Lamar Smith and comprising Congressman Mo Brooks, Congressman Thomas Massie, Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, Congressman Darren Soto, Congressman Ami Bera, Congressman Brian Babin, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Congressman Mark Sanford visited India from 15-18 October 2017.
During the visit, the Congressional delegation met with External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Science & Technology Shri Harsh Vardhan and National Cyber Security Coordinator Shri Gulshan Rai. The delegation also visited Bengaluru where they held discussions with ISRO Chairman Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar. The visit focused on the strengthening of India-U.S. cooperation in the areas of science, technology, space and cyber-security.