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Prime Minister Singh's State Visit: Strengthening the US-India Strategic Partnership

Ambassador Robert O. Blake.

Asia Society cordially invites you to a breakfast briefing

Prime Minister Singh's State Visit:
Strengthening the US-India Strategic Partnership

Robert O. Blake
Assistant Secretary, South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's arrival in Washington on November 24th will mark the first official state visit by a foreign leader since the Obama inauguration. The President has also announced his intention to travel to India during 2010. This exchange of visits is especially significant as American foreign policy is preoccupied elsewhere'Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. It also points to the importance that both India and the U.S. attach to their strategic partnership, one of the most critical bilateral relations. What key items are likely to be on their agenda? What are the prospects for further progress in relations between New Delhi and Washington? What will be the points of divergence and accord? Please join us for a breakfast meeting with Ambassador Robert O. Blake, Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs to discuss these and other pertinent issues.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

8:00 ' 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 ' 9:30 am Program

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10 November 2009
3:00am - 4:30am

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$15 Asia Society members; $20 nonmembers