Last Updated: January 20, 2023, 13:21 IST
Telangana capital metropolis Hyderabad will quickly home South Asia’s largest US Consulate Office in Nanakramguda space of the town. The US Consulate General’s workplace is presently housed in Paigah Palace.
The growth was confirmed by US Embassy Charge d’Affaires and Ambassador A. Elizabeth Jones mentioned that the operations will shift to the brand new workplace in the primary half of 2023, information outlet Siasat mentioned in a report.
A separate report by information outlet Times Now mentioned that the undertaking price Rs 2,429 crore and is unfold over 12.2 acres in the Financial District. The new workplace will home 54 visa interview home windows.
The US Overseas Building Operations in December shared photos of the brand new US Consulate. At that point itself the company knowledgeable that the work was nearing completion.
Hyderabad has an essential place in the case of India-US bilateral ties. It is in Hyderabad that the US opened its first diplomatic workplace since India’s independence. The Hyderabad Consular District contains the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the US Embassy web site states.
The diplomatic workplace is presently housed in Paigah Palace, Chiran Fort Lane, Hyderabad. Paigah nobleman Sir Vicar-ul-Umra constructed the palace, in line with the report by Siasat. The double-storied constructing is unfold on four-acre land.
The growth comes as a whole bunch of Indian college students and vacationers are dealing with issues getting their desired visas as a consequence of lengthy visa interview appointment wait instances. In some consulates, the interview wait time for B1/B2 visas is greater than 590 days (US Consulate Kolkata). Interview Required Students/Exchange Visitors (F, M, J) wait time is near 90 days in each New Delhi and Kolkata consulates. It is additionally 90 days for the Hyderabad consulate.
The US authorities on earlier events mentioned that it is working with the involved authorities to cut back wait instances in order that vacationers in addition to college students can go to the US for learning and pursuing their careers in addition to journey across the nation.
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