Lucknow: US Ambassador Nancy J Powell on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at his official residence here, official sources said.
"Powell met Yadav at his residence at 5, Kalidas Marg this afternoon. It was a courtesy meeting," the sources said.
In the meeting, Powell expressed her desire to strengthen relationship with Uttar Pradesh and said that there various investment opportunities in the state.
The US leader also sought to know from the chief minister about the priorities of the state government during the visit, they said.
Powell also met Governor BL Joshi and Rajbhawan, they added.