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Indian diplomat meets top US officials, holds talks on ties between two nations, Afghanistan issue
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Indian diplomat meets top US officials, holds talks on ties between two nations, Afghanistan issue

| @indiablooms | 04 Sep 2021, 01:42 pm

Washington/UNI: India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met with a wide spectrum of top US officials here to discuss ways to advance the bilateral strategic partnership between New Delhi and Washington.

The Indian diplomat also reviewed regional developments, including the situation in Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific region.

He met with Jon Finer, Principal Deputy NSA, and with Colin Kahl, the US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, while also interacted with strategic experts from prominent US think tanks on regional and global issues and different facets of the India-US strategic partnership.

"Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla interacted with strategic experts from prominent US think tanks on regional and global issues and different facets of India-US strategic partnership," the Indian embassy posted.

Separately, a meeting took place with leading US companies under the aegis of the US-India Business Council on India's economic recovery and steps taken by the government to facilitate ease of doing business and FDI across sectors.

"Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla interacted with leading US companies under the aegis of @USIBC on India's economic recovery and steps taken by Govt to facilitate ease of doing business and FDI across sectors," the MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.

"He appreciated the proactive efforts of USIBC and Global Task Force in supporting India’s COVID response and advancing the India-US business partnership," Bagchi said.The Indian diplomat also reviewed regional developments, including the situation in Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific region.

He met with Jon Finer, Principal Deputy NSA, and with Colin Kahl, the US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, while also interacted with strategic experts from prominent US think tanks on regional and global issues and different facets of the India-US strategic partnership.

"Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla interacted with strategic experts from prominent US think tanks on regional and global issues and different facets of India-US strategic partnership," the Indian embassy posted.

Separately, a meeting took place with leading US companies under the aegis of the US-India Business Council on India's economic recovery and steps taken by the government to facilitate ease of doing business and FDI across sectors.

"Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla interacted with leading US companies under the aegis of @USIBC on India's economic recovery and steps taken by Govt to facilitate ease of doing business and FDI across sectors," the MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.

"He appreciated the proactive efforts of USIBC and Global Task Force in supporting India’s COVID response and advancing the India-US business partnership," Bagchi said.

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