New Delhi [India]Chinanews.com, March 3 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met with the staff of the U.S. Embassy in India here on Friday, admiring their hard work and commitment to strengthening U.S.-India people-to-people relations and advancing U.S.-India strategic cooperation. partnership.
A large group of American expatriates and their families living in various cities in the country met Blinken in New Delhi.
Binken also rode in an auto rickshaw.
“It was a pleasure meeting the staff and their families from @USAndIndia, @USAndHyderabad, @USAndKolkata, @USAndChennai, @USAndMumbai. I am so grateful for their hard work and commitment to strengthen our people-to-people connection and progress #USIndia Strategic Partnership,” Blinken tweeted on Friday.
Earlier Friday, the secretary of state met with women civil society leaders in India.
“Meeting dynamic female civil society leaders in India today. Over masala tea, we discussed the important work they are doing to empower women across India, recognizing that this enriches and strengthens our two countries ,” Blinken tweeted Friday.
Blinken arrived in India on Wednesday for the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting and the Raisina dialogue.
From 2 to 4 March, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organize the Raisin Dialogue in cooperation with the Observer Research Foundation (URF).
Organized under the theme “Provocation, Uncertainty, Turmoil: A Lighthouse in the Storm?”, the conference will see the participation of representatives from more than 100 countries. (Arnie)
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