Senior Indian diplomat in US ahead of Modi's visit

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, a senior Indian diplomat has arrived here to hold talks with State Department officials.

PTI| Updated: Sep 08, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, a senior Indian diplomat has arrived here to hold talks with State Department officials.

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will meet Joint Secretary for the Americas Vikram Doraiswami and Joint Secretary for Disarmament and International Security

Amandeep Gill at the State Department.

Doraiswami will also meet Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal.

Following Modi's historic win in the general elections this year, US President Obama called him personally and invited him for a meeting in September last week at the White House.