The agenda for the dialogue was fine-tuned at a meeting between Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs William Burns .
From India External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold the dialogue with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton marking a new chapter in the rapidly expanding and deepening ties between the two countries.
Ms. Rao and Mr. Burns reviewed , specifically, the progress made in the India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue announced on July 20,2009 during Ms. Clinton"s visit here.
In a statement issued by Ministry of External Affairs it said, “Intensified India-U.S. co-operation in the five focus areas of strategic cooperation, energy and climate change, education and development, economic trade and agriculture constituted their main agenda,".