State Department to Host Third U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 11 2012
On June 13, the State Department will host the third annual session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs S.M. Krishna will co-chair interagency delegations to discuss a broad range of bilateral issues, reflecting the breadth and depth of the strong partnership between the world’s oldest and the world’s largest democracies. Topics for discussion will include bilateral and regional economic engagement, public health, innovation, regional security and defense, agriculture, and women’s empowerment. High-level officials from both governments will discuss issues of common concern and examine ways to leverage our broad people-to-people partnership for improving the quality of life for our respective citizens.
Secretary Clinton and Minister Krishna will give brief remarks at 10:30 A.M. at the State Department that are open to the press. They will also host a joint press availability at 1:30 P.M.
Both of these events will also be available via live webcast at http://www.state.gov/.