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Steinberg on India visit next week

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Last updated on: April 16, 2010 09:35 IST
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US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg will travel to India next week, a senior US official has said.

Steinberg will also visit Bangladesh during his trip slated between April 20-22, which would also be his first visit to the region as Deputy Secretary.

"During his trip to the region Deputy Secretary Steinberg will meet with government officials and other political figures and business, civil society, and opinion leaders in New Delhi, Kolkata, and Dhaka," said Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P J Crowley.

"He will discuss a range of bilateral and multilateral issues that advance our bilateral relationships with both India and Bangladesh," he said.

"Deputy Secretary Steinberg looks forward to his visit to India and Bangladesh," Crowley said.

His visit comes close on the heels of the scheduled Indo-US Strategic Dialogue in June. Earlier in the day, Indian Ambassador to US Meera Shankar met the Deputy Secretary, which officials termed as a routine visit.

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