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Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh telephonic conversation with President George Bush

New Delhi
August 14, 2007

United States President George W. Bush today called the Prime Minister to convey the greetings of the Government and people of the United States on the 60th Anniversary of India’s Independence. 

2. President Bush also conveyed his Administration’s sympathies on the recent floods in India. 

3. While thanking the US President, Prime Minister said that India was well on the way to fulfilling the dreams and aspirations of its founding fathers, and of its people. 

4. The two leaders also took the opportunity to review the status of Indo-US relations in several areas, including in the area of civil nuclear energy cooperation. They expressed their satisfaction at the mutually beneficial and cordial nature of relations currently existing between the two countries.