India and the United States will strengthen relations in various areas of common interest during the celebration in Washington next Wednesday, the third round of bilateral strategic dialogue. A statement from the local Foreign Ministry said the talks will focus on issues such as defense, homeland security, intelligence and counter terrorism. also cover issues relating to economy-particularly the energy sector, science, technology and innovation, higher education, health and regional strategies.
The delegations will be led by The Indian Foreign Minister, SM, and U.S. Secretary of State , said the note. integrate India's ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh (Science and Technology), (Health and Family Welfare) and RK Singh (Interior), Vice President of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, and the Foreign Secretary, Ranjan Mathai. Ministers of State also Krishna Tirath (Women and Child Development) and Ashwini Kumar (Planning, Science and Technology), Secretary of Higher Education, Ashok Thakur, the Minister of the Prime Minister for Public Information, Sam Pitroda, and the director of Central Intelligence Bureau, Sandhu Nehchal.
The meeting will be preceded, on 12, for the Annual Summit Council of the United States-India Business in Washington itself. Collaterally, ministers and senior Indian officials will have talks with their U.S. counterparts. According referred to the statement, Krishna and Clinton will meet separately before the start of the strategic dialogue in plenary. This is the main platform to serve the two nations to agree the agenda and bilateral commitments, under a strategic partnership outlined byand President in November 2010.