US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to arrive in India today

After US Secretary of State John Kerry, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will arrive in New Delhi on a three-day visit.

Last Updated: Aug 07, 2014, 09:05 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: After US Secretary of State John Kerry, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will on Thursday arrive here on a three-day visit.

Hagel is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
He will likely discuss military ties between the two countries, including partnership in defence hardware.

His visit comes as part of high-level visits from the US after formation of the new Indian government on May 26.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visited India from July 30 to August 01.

(With IANS inputs)