Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal to visit US in September

New Delhi: Indian External affairs minister S Jaishankar and commerce and trade minister Piyush Goyal are scheduled to visit the United States this month for numerous multilateral and bilateral conferences.

Jaishankar would primarily visit New York to attend and deal with the annual General Assembly session of the United Nations. On its sidelines, he will likely be holding a sequence of bilateral conferences, the main points of that are nonetheless being labored out. Reform of the UN Security Council, counter-terrorism, peacekeeping, and climate change would be high on his agenda at the United Nations.

From New York, Jaishankar is scheduled to journey to Washington DC for a gathering along with his American counterpart, Antony Blinken. In addition to having conferences with US lawmakers and think tanks. The exterior affairs minister may also meet a bunch of eminent Indian-American diaspora leaders.

However, the commerce and trade minister Piyush Goyal will be traveling to Los Angeles to attend the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) Ministerial on September 8-9. The event will be co-hosted by Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai.

Goyal is also expected to spend a while in San Francisco for a dialogue with leaders of the company sector and people from Silicon Valley and work together with the diaspora.

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