(U) Embassy New Delhi has invited regional U.S. Ambassadors to lead business delegations to the conference, which will include focused cross-border investment sessions. U.S. Ambassadors and other U.S. officials will have an opportunity to highlight U.S. interests in regional connectivity, to discuss current regional cooperation initiatives, and to provide input on advancing the U.S. regional connectivity agenda. It will be an opportunity to engage regional leaders on the challenges and opportunities of enhancing trade, investment, production, and infrastructure cooperation. U.S. state and international regional economic development office representatives will have an opportunity to pitch their respective interests to regional business leaders.