Biswal would be in New Delhi from June 6 to 9, the State Department said on Friday. This would be the first visit of a top American diplomat to India after Narendra Modi was sworn-in as the country's Prime Minister this week. (Agencies)
During her visit, the State Department said, Biswal will meet with a range of officials in the new Government to review the full scope of bilateral and regional issues.
"This will be the first visit to India by a senior State Department official since India's national elections this spring. While in New Delhi, Assistant Secretary Biswal will also meet with key strategic thinkers and business leaders," the State Department said.
Biswal would reach New Delhi from Beijing, where she would be travelling from June 4-6. During her Beijing stay, Biswal would meet a range of Chinese government officials to engage in regional consultations, including economic engagement and connectivity.
In Beijing, Biswal will also meet with scholars and think-tank representatives to discuss opportunities for regional trade linkages along the New Silk Road and Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor, the statement said.
She will start her travel from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, June 2-3 to lead US delegation to the third session of US-Tajikistan Annual Bilateral Consultations.
In Dushanbe, she will meet senior Tajikistani officials and political leaders, civil society and youth representatives and officials from international organizations.
Biswal would be in New Delhi from June 6 to 9, the State Department said on Friday.
This would be the first visit of a top American diplomat to India after Narendra Modi was sworn-in as the country's Prime Minister this week.