Top US diplomat on religious freedom to visit India

A top American diplomat will visit India next week to meet representatives of majority and minority religions, civil society and government officials, the State Department has said.

PTI| Updated: Dec 10, 2016, 07:07 AM IST

Washington: A top American diplomat will visit India next week to meet representatives of majority and minority religions, civil society and government officials, the State Department has said.

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein will visit New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai from December 11-22, to discuss religious freedom with government officials, civil society representatives, and a range of leaders representing both majority and minority religious communities, the State Department said on Friday.

He will also travel to Bangladesh during this period, they said.