Mumbai terror strikes meant
to hit Indian economy
York, Nov 28 (IANS) The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
of Greater Houston (IACCGH) Friday said the terrorist strike
on Mumbai, India's financial capital, is an attack on the
the attacks, the chamber said in a statement: "The attacks
in Mumbai were a direct attack on the economic capital of
the largest democracy in the world and the focus on US visitors
was the terrorists' attack on the oldest democracy in the
chamber represents Indian and American businesses in Houston,
the energy capital of the world, and its surrounding areas.
In April, the chamber had taken a trade delegation to Mumbai.
will work even harder to increase bilateral trade with Mumbai,"
said Jagdip Ahluwalia, executive director of IACCGH.
least 125 people were killed and over 327 injured as terrorists
struck 10 Mumbai landmarks, including two five star hotels,
Mumbai a resilient city, Ahluwalia said: "Once the wounds
are healed, citizens will rally around and work even harder
to thwart the terrorists' attempts to destabilize the economic
capital of India."
chamber is organising its flagship event, the fifth Indo-US
Economic Summit: Looking Ahead - Consolidating Alliances,
in January next year at New Delhi.