Navigation Links
US Consulate to Start Hyderabad Operations Next Year

The proposed US consulate in Hyderabad will start operations in a makeshift location by early next year and is expected to have a permanent// facility in five years time.

The US government has urged state officials to handover Paigah Palace by April so that work could begin to set up the consulate.

A 10-member delegation of US diplomats, led by Henrietta H. Fore, under secretary of state for management, US Department of State, went around the heritage structure Tuesday.

The delegation also called on Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who offered land for setting up a permanent facility. Reddy assured to provide a suitable site for a permanent building keeping in mind available infrastructure and the required security.

The state government has offered 10-acre sites near the Microsoft facility at Gacchibowli and near Wipro at Gopanpalli. US officials are expected to finalise one of these locations on the outskirts in the next couple of months and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state government.

US President George W. Bush, during his visit to Hyderabad in March 2006, had announced setting up a US consulate here. US officials have since visited the city several times to scout for possible locations for the facility.

Officials said the team led by Fore expressed satisfaction over the choice of Paigah Palace - a heritage structure that currently houses the office of the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority.

"The temporary facility in a good location will be enormously helpful in moving forward," she said. Fore hoped the US consulate would start issuing visas from early 2008.

The Paigah Palace was built in the European style in the 1880s during Nizam's rule. It has 20 spacious rooms and four huge halls with a high ceiling going up to 26 feet.

Fore said the permanent building would come up in the next five years on the site that was best suited. She than ked the chief minister for the support extended by the government for setting up the consulate.

Reddy said the consulate would be of immense help to a large number of students and professionals of Andhra Pradesh. Visa seekers from the state presently travel to Chennai, New Delhi or Mumbai for visa interviews.

Hyderabad was preferred for the fourth American consulate as about 40 percent of visas issued by the Chennai consulate are reported to be from Andhra Pradesh.

Source-IANS
RS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
2. Controlling Allergies Before They Start
3. Start early to develop a healthy mind and body
4. International Osteoporosis Research Centre To Be Started In India.
5. Children Of Smokers Start Smoking Early
6. South Africa May Start Manufacturing Bird Flu Vaccines
7. Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!
8. Australia To Start Campaign Against Obesity
9. WHO Kick Starts Polio Immunization Drive in Somalia
10. ‘Natural Spring’ Starts A Week Ahead Now Than Before: UNH Scientit
11. Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/24/2017)... Cortland, OH (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... in Cortland, OH, can now meet with Dr. Joseph Bedich for a consultation, ... smiles while simultaneously improving their oral health and functionality. , Dr. Bedich ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Dr. Curry Leavitt, a noted ... Periodontal Practice) continuing education (CE) series. As a compassionate and dedicated clinician, Dr. ... attending numerous CE courses each year. His recent course, Course II of HP3, ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Accordant Technology, a trusted IT ... delivers an analytics-first approach, layered with machine learning, that provides real-time visibility into ... the cloud to the edge. Through the new partnership, customers get the real-time ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... , ... Rob Lowe is a sought after actor, and also serves as ... public important topics from all aspects of life, and a new segment is being ... and ankles. , Podiatry is essential to people’s overall well-being, and if viewers have ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... ingredients for avoiding back injury when either lifting weights for strength training and exercise ... Atlantic Spine Center . , “Body position is everything,” Dr. Chang says. “Improper ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/11/2017)... 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( Toronto, ... $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by the ... Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical procedures ... Marine Corps have been a longtime partner with ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... May 10, 2017 Global Health Intelligence ... Latin America , published its 2017 ranking of the ... based on extensive data analysis from GHI,s hospitals database ... database for the region. The GHI database covers 86% of ... more than 130 data points for each institution in key ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... BARRINGTON, Ill. , May 10, 2017 ... medicine today; unfortunately its costs have also spiraled to ... are being sent to radiology than ever before as ... and diagnosis.  For a patient with lower back pain ... prove no anatomical reason for pain, resulting in entirely ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: