US defence secretary to discuss Pak-India relations during India visit

US defence secretary to discuss Pak-India relations during India visit

NEW DELHI, India: The US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will discuss Pakistan-India relations during his first visit to India.

Hagel arrived in New Delhi on Thursday night on a three-day official visit, as part of high-level visits from the United States after formation of the new Indian government on May 26.

Talking to media while travelling to New Delhi, Hagel appreciated Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to New Delhi for the inaugural ceremony of Narendra Modi.

The US defence secretary will discuss bilateral cooperation as well as regional relationship from both US and Indian perspectives during his first visit to India as defense leader.

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