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Press Release - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sends congratulations on the tremendous success of the maximum INDIA Festival

Washington, DC

        Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has written to Ambassador Meera Shankar on 22nd March 2011, conveying her congratulations on the "tremendously successful" maximum INDIA festival.  Commending this initiative by the Kennedy Center and the Indian Council on Cultural Relations, she has said that, "Public diplomacy initiatives like this one are essential to promote closer cooperation and deeper understanding between the people of the United States and India".