H896: Urge Congress/Expand Economic Ties With India. Latest Version
Session: 2023 - 2024
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE RESOLUTION 896
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August 16, 2023
A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING the seventy‑seventh INDEPENDENCE DAY OF INDIA AND URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONTINUE EXPANDING ECONOMIC AND SECURITY TIES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND INDIA.
Whereas, on August 15, 1947, the nation of India declared its independence from British rule; and
Whereas, India is the largest democracy in the world and has made an indelible mark on history; and
Whereas, the State of North Carolina values our long‑standing friendship with the nation of India, marked by a visit from a delegation of the North Carolina House of Representatives to India 10 years ago, and most recently in April of 2023, when the Indian Ambassador to the U.S. visited the North Carolina House of Representatives; and
Whereas, the economic and business ties between the United States and India have grown significantly over the years; and
Whereas, the State of North Carolina celebrates and values the growing Indian Community in North Carolina and their contributions to our State; Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
SECTION 1. The North Carolina House of Representatives recognizes the 77th Independence Day of India and commemorates the anniversary of India's hard‑fought freedom.
SECTION 2. The North Carolina House of Representatives urges the United States Congress to continue to expand the economic and security ties between the United States and India.
SECTION 3. The Principal Clerk shall transmit a copy of this resolution to each member of North Carolina's Congressional Delegation, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the President of the United States.
SECTION 4. This resolution is effective upon adoption.