US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will arrive in New Delhi today on a two day visit to India. This is Secretary Blinken’s first visit to India after assuming charge as US Secretary of State.
Tomorrow, Mr Blinken will meet the External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Both sides will review the robust and multifaceted India-US bilateral relations and potential for consolidating them further.
Discussions will focus on regional and global issues of mutual interest including recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indo-Pacific region, Afghanistan and cooperation in the United Nations.
Secretary Blinken’s visit is an opportunity to continue the high-level bilateral dialogue and bolster the India-US global strategic partnership.