India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to be held on Nov 10, 2023

US Secretary of Defence Mr Lloyd Austin is visiting India on November 09 & 10, 2023 to co-chair the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue and conduct a bilateral meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Secretary Austin, who will arrive in New Delhi on November 09, would be welcomed with a Tri-service Guard of Honour at the Palam Technical Area.

Further, Secretary Austin and US Secretary of State Mr Antony Blinken will co-chair the Ministerial 2+2 Dialogue with Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jaishankar on November 10.

It will be followed by a bilateral meeting between Secretary Austin and Raksha Mantri.

Notably, a number of strategic, defence and technology issues are expected to be discussed during the 2+2 dialogue and the bilateral meeting.

To be mentioned that Secretary Austin last visited India in June 2023 and had met with Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh.