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US Vice-President meets Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj has termed her meeting with Biden as a very good meeting.

Written by Monica Verma | New Delhi | Published: July 23, 2013 4:19:42 pm

US Vice-President Joe Biden,who is on a four day visit to India starting from today,called on Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj.

After the meeting with Biden,Swaraj tweeted that she raised the issues of Totalization Agreement and the H1B Visa to Indian professionals. US has entered into Totalization Agreement with many countries to avoid double taxation of income with respect to social security taxes.

India and US are negotiating the Totalization Agreement since a long time which holds the potential to benefit NRIs who are working in the US and paying social security taxes.

Biden also met his Indian counterpart Hamid Ali Ansari earlier in the day. He is also slated to meet President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Manmohan Singh during his visit.



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