Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Statement on Indian Prime Minister Modi’s Address

June 8, 2016
Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to Congress:

“It was an honor to be present at this historic speech. America and India share a special bond as the world’s oldest and largest democracies respectively. Prime Minister Modi delivered a strong message in support of democracy. His powerful speech reminds the world of the common bonds between our nations. Our similar fights for independence from tyranny, our strong trading partnership and our united commitment to defeat terrorism, continue to strengthen our relationship. I’m honored to represent a large and vibrant Indo-American community in Texas and will continue to work to improve the relationship between these two great nations.”


Congressman Olson greets Prime Minister Modi just before his address to the Joint Meeting of Congress

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