UN ambassador Nikki Haley to visit India
United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley will begin her three-day visit to India.
Washington DC: United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley will begin her three-day visit to India on Tuesday.
The 46-year-old diplomat, who is the highest ranking Indian-American in US President Donald Trump's administration, will meet senior Indian Government officials, NGO leaders among others and discuss a host of topics including India-US strategic ties and significant global developments.
Nimrata "Nikki" Haley is currently the 29th United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She served as the 116th governor of South Carolina and is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives.
Her visit comes few days after several Indians were detained at Oregon and New Mexico for illegally entering the US as part of Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy.
Haley's visit will be followed by a 2+2 dialogue between the US and India on July 6. It will be attended by the US Department of State, US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the dialogue.
They are expected to discuss bilateral defence and security cooperation. (ANI)