The former Indian Foreign Secretary, Rao, who arrived in Washington on Tuesday, had her first official engagement with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at the State Department yesterday.
She also met Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Oterio, besides meeting senior officials from the South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department and Senior Officials representing Department of defence.
State Department spokesman, Victoria Nuland, said during the meeting Rao was conveyed America’s sympathy and solidarity on the killing of innocent people due to the terrorist attack at the Delhi High Court.
Washington: Indian Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, has met top officials of the State Department and discussed Indo-US bilateral relationship and the bomb
blast at the Delhi High Court, officials said.
First Published: Thursday, September 08, 2011, 08:53