India and the U.S. agreed to continue their close consultations on global and regional issues and enhance their collaboration in areas of security, global stability, trade and investment, infrastructure investment, science and technology, environment sustainability, agriculture, education, food security, climate change mitigation, energy security, food security and health care. The agreement was reached during the inaugural U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue held June 3 in Washington.

During the meeting, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian External Affairs Minister Shri Krishna also highlighted their shared commitment to help form a stable, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan.

About the author

  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.