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June 26, 2018 14:51
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley to Visit India Today

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Nikki Haley for the first time is traveling to India as the United States ambassador to the United Nations on a two-day visit during which she will meet superior Indian officials, students, and business leaders, marking America's strong alliance with the country.

The negotiations between Haley and Indian officials could include a host of matters including India-U.S. strategic ties and momentous global developments.

Haley will travel to New Delhi from June 26-28 during which she will meet with senior Indian government officials, Non-Governmental Organization leaders, and the interfaith community "to underscore the United States shared values and strong alliance with the people of India," a brief media advisory from the U.S. Mission to the U.N. said on Monday. she could call on India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is possible to meet senior officials from the Ministry of External Affairs.

She will as well deliver marks to a group of business and government leaders, civil society, and students on advancing U.S.-India dealings.

Haley's meeting presumes importance as the Trump administration walks away from central multi-lateral pacts, re-writing American engagement with its key western allies. Haley’s visit comes just days after she proclaimed, alongside Pompeo, that the U.S. was withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council.

Haley had visited India in late 2014 when she was the South Carolina Governor. She is the daughter of Sikh immigrants from Punjab and is the first Indian-American to serve in a Cabinet-level position in any U.S. presidential administration.

By Sowmya Sangam

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