The visit is also an effort to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan
United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said the major focus of her visit to India is to strengthen the relation between Washington and New Delhi.
The 45-year-old Nikki Haley, begins a three-day visit to India on Tuesday.
Haley, who is the Permanent Representative to the UN with cabinet rank, is to meet senior Indian government officials and NGO and interfaith leaders to “underscore the US’ shared values and strong alliance with the people of India”, the mission said.
The visit is also an effort to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan.
Haley’s visit comes ahead of the inaugural of 2+2 Dialogue of External Affairs Ministry Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Secretary of State Mike Pompoe and Defence Secretary James Mattin which is scheduled to be held on July 6, 2018 in Washington DC, capital city of US.
Last week she announced the US was withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) and has been leading the charge against Iran, Russia and Syria, while demanding that the UN reform and economies.