Governor Abbott Promotes Texas Economy, Touts India Relationship At Rotary Club Of Bombay Address

March 25, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today spoke to the Rotary Club of Bombay in Mumbai, India. During his speech, Governor Abbott highlighted the Texas economy and the importance of strengthening the bond between India and Texas. Governor Abbott also emphasized the importance of trade with India, noting that Texas is the 2nd largest exporter to India in the U.S., and the 4th largest importer of Indian goods in the U.S.
"It's not just the exchange of goods that connects the people of India and Texas," said Governor Abbott. "The values that we share are founded on family, faith, commitment to our communities, and hard work. I thank the Rotary Club of Bombay for welcoming me here today, and for the opportunity to discuss how we can strengthen the Texas-India relationship so that our economies can continue to benefit and continue to grow."
Following his address, the Governor participated in a question and answer session with members of the Rotary Club of Bombay.
The Rotary Club of Bombay is one of the oldest rotaries in India. The Club was founded in 1929 and is comprised of nearly 350 accomplished men and women from across India. In addition to leading in business, the Club’s members also focus on serving the community though volunteering and philanthropy.