Defence Minister Sitharaman to meet US counterpart

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 03, 2018 12:10 hrs
Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI photo)

Washington: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who arrived in Washington D.C. on Sunday for a five-day visit, will hold a bilateral meeting with United States Secretary of Defence James N Mattis at Pentagon on Monday.

She is also scheduled to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at National Cemetery before the meeting.

"@DefenceMinIndia arrives in Washington DC for a 5 day visit. Meets officials, visits Museums of Natural History, Gallery of Art, Air & Space. @nsitharamanoffc will be laying wreath at National Cemetery b4 Bilateral meeting with Secy of Def James N Mattis at Pentagon on Day 2," Ministry of Defence tweeted.

On the first day of her visit, Sitharaman met with officials and visited the Museum of Natural History, Gallery of Art, Air, and Space.



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