Smith Announces Trade Mission to India
Senator Malcolm A. Smith, who rep resents all of Rockaway in the New York State Senate, will soon join a delegation of government and business of ficials going to India in early Jan uary. Accompanying Senator Smith will be Congressman Gregory Meeks (who represents the east end of Rock away in the U.S. House of Rep resentatives) and Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin. The trip follows Smith’s recent successful trip to China in October.
"Combined, China and India represent more than a third of the world’s estimated population85in addition to trillions of dollars in purchasing power and commercial trade," said Senator Smith. Ultimately, the purpose of the del egation is to create jobs and opportunities for New Yorkers.
During the China trip, Smith traveled with 200 New York City businessmen to sell products and services.