George Willy Visits India, Sri Lanka on Behalf of Houston Mayor Annise Parker


SUGAR LAND, Texas (December 21, 2012) – George Willy, founder and principal attorney of George R. Willy P.C., is visiting India and Sri Lanka on behalf of Houston Mayor Annise Parker. Mr. Willy is the Chair-Elect of the Mayor’s International Trade and Development Council for South Asia. He will take over as Chair on May 1, 2013.

As the incoming Chair, Mr. Willy is visiting Sri Lanka and will be meeting the heads of some of the largest corporations and Chambers of Commerce. He is also scheduled to meet the President of Sri Lanka to personally deliver a letter from Mayor Parker asking for increased trade with the city of Houston. 

During the trip, he will also be visiting India, along with current Chair Jagdip Ahluwalia. They will be meeting trade organizations, the Mayor of Mumbai and the Chief Minister of Mumbai on behalf of Mayor Parker. This trip is designed to increase trade between Sri Lanka and India with the city of Houston.

“I feel privileged to introduce Houston to some of the largest corporations in Sri Lanka and its trade organizations, especially when Sri Lanka is making phenomenal economic progress,” said George Willy when asked about his trip. He continued, “I also feel privileged to reintroduce Houston to an exploding Indian economy.” 

Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States. Houston’s economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sectors and building oilfield equipment; only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters.

George R. Willy P.C. is a full-service immigration law firm with over 25 years of experience in every aspect of business immigration, family-based immigration and immigration-related litigation. The firm is based in Sugar Land, Texas with an office in Atlanta, Georgia, a relationship with a prestigious law firm in Canada and a presence in Hyderabad, India. 

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