National Security Advisor Susan Rice, influential business leaders and a host of other lawmakers, including Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, would be travelling with President Barack Obama to attend India’s Republic Day celebrations.

Obama will take with him Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, Democratic Senator Mark Warner, cabinet members and other lawmakers to New Delhi where they will attend Republic Day events and meet with Indian leaders to discuss strengthening and expanding the US-India strategic partnership.

Besides Rice, the official US delegation accompanying Obama on his India visit would include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzeker, US Trade Representatives Mike Froman and climate change advisor to the president John Podesta.

Pritzker will meet with senior Indian officials to discuss the investment climate in India and participate in a meeting focusing on deepening commercial and economic ties between the two countries, the Commerce Department said in a statement.

He will also chair a discussion with the Indian CEOs interested in increasing their investments in the US.