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India-US Homeland Security Dialogue

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue:

The Senior Officers Meeting of the India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held in virtual mode.

  • The meeting was co-chaired by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA, Robert Silvers.
  • During the meeting, both sides identified further steps that can be taken to explore opportunities and synergies in advancing cooperation in counter-terrorism, cyber security, securing critical infrastructure, maritime security and aviation security among other issues.
  • During the meeting, both sides agreed that the existing sub-groups under the Homeland Security Dialogue on law enforcement engagement, securing global supply chains, investigative cooperation, and capacity building would meet separately in the coming months.
  • The two sides look forward to holding the Ministerial-level Homeland Security Dialogue later this year.