New Delhi: United States’ Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met the medical researchers and public health advocates in New Delhi to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccine production. Taking to Twitter, Sherman posted, “It was a pleasure to meet with medical researchers and public health advocates in New Delhi today. We talked about everything they’re doing to save lives in the Covid-19 pandemic–and India’s leadership on vaccine production and assistance.”
The US Deputy Secretary of State arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday to review the India-US bilateral agenda and discuss regional and global issues. During her visit from October 5-7, she will be holding talks with the Indian External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval.
As per the Ministry of External Affairs release, she will then be meeting the Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on October 6 to review the India-US bilateral agenda and outcomes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the US. “They will exchange views on regional issues pertaining to South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region and contemporary global issues. Both diplomats will also participate in a special session of the India-Ideas Summit organised by the US India Business Council (USIBC),” the MEA said.
Sherman’s visit will be a useful opportunity to continue the regular dialogue and further strengthen the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, added the Press Release.