DFL state Sen. Satveer Chaudhary, Fridley, will attend a White House dinner tonight that honors India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Chaudhary, whose parents emigrated to the U.S. from India in the 1960s, became the first Asian-Indian senator in American history.
"I'm honored to be invited to attend this noteworthy event," said Sen. Chaudhary in a news release. "The event highlights the strong and growing economic and political partnership between India and the United States, as well as the friendship between the two countries."
You can read more about the White House state dinner (the first under an Obama Administration) here.