Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to India

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 4, 2017


Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal will travel to India on her final visit in her official capacity. She will travel to New Delhi, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, and Mumbai, India, January 5-12, where she will meet with government officials and business leaders to discuss the dynamic growth in ties between the United States and India.

While in India, the Assistant Secretary will meet government leaders to discuss trade and business ties, as well as a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues to deepen the U.S.-India strategic partnership. She will attend the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Ahmedabad, where she will meet with government and community leaders. She will also attend the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in Bengaluru, which marks the contributions of the overseas Indian community to the development of India.

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