The Kartarpur corridor, which India had proposed to Pakistan around 20 years ago, is expected to be completed within six months.
This is likely to increase the number of foreign workers with a master's or higher degree from a US institution of higher education to be selected for an H-1B cap number.
The trilateral meeting took place at a time when China is engaged in territorial disputes in the South China Sea, and with Japan in the East China Sea.
A six-year-old Indian girl died here due to complications related to hepatitis and sepsis, the media reported on on Thursday.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s remarks came a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj categorically ruled out the possibility of resumption of bilateral talks with Pakistan unless it stops cross-border terror activities against India.
The Indian Embassy organised the event in association with over half a dozen Indian-American organisations.