US diplomat Uzra Zeya visits India

Uzra Zeya will discuss the deepening and enduring U.S-India partnership with senior Indian government officials.

Uzra Zeya, the United States Under Secretary of Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, arrived in India on July 8 as part of a two-country tour to India and Bangladesh from July 8 to 14, 2023.

While in India, Zeya is expected to meet senior government officials to discuss the deepening and enduring U.S.-India partnership including advancing shared solutions to global challenges, democracy, regional stability, and cooperation on humanitarian relief, a press release said.

Zeya will engage with civil society organizations on freedom of expression and association, and inclusion of women and girls, persons with disabilities, and vulnerable groups, including marginalized religious and ethnic minorities.

“Traveling to (India) & (Bangladesh) next week to advance shared solutions to global challenges; contribute to a more free, open, secure & prosperous Indo-Pacific; and bolster humanitarian support for refugees & host communities throughout the region,” she tweeted ahead of the visit.

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