Washington, Oct 31: In his low profile visit to Washington, National security Adviser MK Narayanan met the US National Security Adviser(NSA) Gen James Jones to discuss the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to White house scheduled 0n Nov 24 and other mutual issues.
"The focus of the meeting certainly was trying to make excellent preparations for a successful state visit later in November. A wide range of issues were touched upon that reflects the strategic partnership between the United States and India," Mike Hammer, spokesman of US NSA said.
It has also been reported that the meeting included a discussion on US government's strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The shared commitment between the two countries to combat terrorism and the post-election situation in Iran. Energy and strenghtening stronger economic and trade links was also figured in the discussion.
MK Narayanan's visit is seen as part of the ongoing US-India relationship that started between the two security council in the G20 summit and strenghten further with Gen James Jones visit to two day visit to India in June, 2009.
This is Narayanan first visit to White House in the Obama administration. He also met the other Obama's other national security and Intelligence officers.