Funding Of Terrorists To Pakistan Is A Big Agenda In US Secretary Of State Visit To India.

This will be Blinkon's first visit to India after Biden became the US President. During his visit, he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Funding Of Terrorists To Pakistan Is A Big Agenda In US Secretary Of State Visit To India.

The main agenda of talks during US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to India is the situation in Afghanistan after Pakistan funding terrorists, becoming a safe haven for terrorists, and leaving US forces, which will be discussed specifically.

Official sources said, blinken's two-day visit to India starting July 27 will mainly discuss building a strong alliance under the framework of the four-nation group quad. Under this, a likely meeting of foreign ministers of quad countries (India, USA, Australia, and Japan) is also scheduled by the end of the year.

Both sides will take forward the Quad Vaccine Initiative so that vaccines to be manufactured in India can be supplied to indo-Pacific countries in early 2022. Sources said the agenda of Blinken's visit will be broad, with an opportunity to further strengthen bilateral cooperation and specifically discuss trade and investment, healthcare, education, digital domain, innovation, and security.

There will also be the talk of easing the international movement of students, professionals

India will also press the US administration for a series of resumptions of international travel while maintaining the health protocol. In addition to humanitarian issues, blinken will be discussed, especially on issues of facilitating the movement of students, professionals, businessmen, and connecting people away from their families due to the corona epidemic.

Covid help in Indo-Pacific and security scenario to be focused

The issue of flexible supply of important drugs and health care equipment will also be on the agenda of both sides, a source said. The two sides will exchange their views on the Indo-Pacific region, focusing on covid assistance, economic slowdown, and security scenario.

Human rights, democracy universal; Beyond the thinking of the nation: Official Sources

A day after reports of human rights being raised during Blinken's visit to New Delhi, government sources said human rights and democracy are universal and beyond a national or cultural point of view.

As a long-standing pluralistic society, India will be associated with people who now recognize the value of diversity, sources said. India is proud of its achievements in national and cultural fields and is always happy to share experiences, sources said.