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'India, US to review nuke pact during Bush's visit'

The PM said that the visit will be a time for the Government to review where the relations stand.

india Updated: Feb 01, 2006 19:21 IST

In a press conference on Wednesday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said thatIndia and the US will review various bilateral initiatives, including the agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation, during President George W Bush's upcoming visit in March.

"It will be a time for us to review the status of our relations with the US. Some initiatives were taken with regard to cooperation in civilian nuclear power, agricultureand science and technology between the two countries. It will a time for us to review where we stand," Singh said.

Asked whether the US President would address a joint session of Parliament as his predecessor Bill Clinton had done, the Prime Minister said that the President's tour schedule had not yetbeen finalised.

First Published: Feb 01, 2006 19:21 IST