Governor of Washington State Jay Inslee had a meeting with community and business representatives from Washington state Indian community in a Indian Diaspora forum on Dec 11th at The Westin Bellevue WA. It was Governor’s Inslee’s first round table with the local Indian Diaspora after being elected as Governor. Various topics were discussed including ideas to improve WA state economy, education and transportation. The ideas of introducing Hindi as a foreign language in Seattle schools and establishing multiple sister-state relationships in India to take advantage of the changing demographics in the nation were discussed at length.
The roundtable was organized by WASITRAC, the Seattle based non-profit trade advocacy group working on a stronger bilateral trade relationship between the Washington State and India. (end)