Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond to Travel to India

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 19, 2016


Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will travel to India August 22-26, to review consular operations at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, as well as the U.S. Consulates General in Chennai and Hyderabad.

While in India, Assistant Secretary Bond will participate in a bilateral consular dialogue with Indian counterparts as well as meet with the private sector.

The United States is committed to long-term bilateral engagement with India on a variety of consular-related issues, including facilitating tourist and business travel through efficient visa adjudications, working together on international adoptions, preventing and resolving international parent child abduction cases, and protecting U.S. citizens overseas.

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