FY 2017 Budget Priorities for South Asia: Recovery, Development, and Engagement, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, May 11, 2016   [open pdf - 1MB]

This is the May 11, 2015 hearing on "FY 2017 Budget Priorities for South Asia: Recovery, Development, and Engagement" held before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs. The purpose of this hearing was to establish a unified understanding of U.S. fiscal strategy and planning for the South Asian region of the world. Part of this strategy is in response to China's growing influence in the region and the U.S.'s desire to stay a relevant and large actor in the region. Also cited within the hearing is U.S. interest in maintaining mutually beneficial ties with India, a country that is growing rapidly and profoundly. Additionally, the continuing struggle with terrorism and extremism in Bangladesh is brought forth to exemplify the ongoing assistance the U.S. government is providing the country. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Nisha Desai Biswal and Hon. Jonathan Stivers

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