India, US officials to meet Friday to discuss trade issues

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) Senior officials from India and the US will discuss on Friday various trade and economic issues to strengthen bilateral relations, a top official said.

A team led by Assistant US Trade Representative (AUSTR) for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson, will hold the meeting with senior government officials here. The US officials will also meet Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday.

"Since India's election period has now passed, USTR officials are visiting India for relationship-building with Indian government counterparts, including introductory meetings for the new AUSTR for India, Christopher Wilson," a USTR spokesperson said.

External Affairs Ministry (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said an Indian delegation under a senior commerce ministry official will meet the US officials on Friday...