New York sources stated that as per report top US diplomat for South Asia Alice Wells as well as Susan Thornton, the State Department’s official in-charge of the East Asia and Pacific affairs, will jointly lead Washington’s delegation to the India US Japan Trilateral Dialogue in New Delhi this week.
Meanwhile the State Department announced on Monday that Wells, who is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, and Thornton, the Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, will travel to India on Tuesday. Further the Trilateral Dialogue is scheduled to take place from Wednesday to Friday.
on Friday, Wells will also participate in the India-US Forum hosted by the
Ananta Centre and the External Affairs Ministry. Moreover under President
Donald Trump’s strategic policy for the Indo-Pacific region, Washington is
interested in developing close ties between India and Japan as well as
Australia as a counter weight to China. Previously the External Affairs
Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Japan to co-chair the ninth India-Japan
Strategic Dialogue with Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono.
Hillary Clinton met SEWA Headquarters Rural Women Artisans in India Sources from Ahmedabad stated that Hillary Clinton visited the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) headquarters here and was joined by designer Anita Dongre. The former US First Lady’s visit was seen as an encouragement for women from rural India. Meanwhile the non-profit organization has been working towards the upliftment of women in rural India for over four decades.
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