US - India
Chronology from Mar 2016 to Aug 2016
: India’s Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar visits the US.
: Indian Navy ship Satpura arrives in Hawaii for the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) military exercise.
: Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel travel to Japan for the US-Japan-India Trilateral Dialogue and the Ninth US – India Consultations on East Asia.
: US Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson visits India.
: Prime Minister Modi visits Washington and addresses joint session of Congress.
: India and the US hold their first maritime security dialogue.
: Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller leads US Delegation to the US-India Strategic Security Dialogue in New Delhi. This annual dialogue includes discussion of regional and bilateral security issues, arms control, and nonproliferation.
: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar meets US National Security Adviser Susan Rice in Washington to discuss climate change and defense and Deputy Secretary of State Blinken to discuss civil-nuclear relationships.
: India’s Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley co-chairs the Sixth Annual US-India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) with US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew in the US.
: US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visits India.
: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Dalbir Singh visits the United States with stops at Central Command (CENTCOM), Special Operations Command (SOCOM), I Corps Headquarters and Maneuver Centre of Excellence (MCoE).
: Prime Minister Modi attends the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC.
: Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval discusses the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit and terrorism with Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Advisor Rice in Washington.
: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar visits Washington DC to review bilateral relations and prepare for India’s participation in the Nuclear Security Summit later in the month.