New York– US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal is starting a farewell visit to India on Thursday that will take her to the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Bengaluru and the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Ahmedabad.

Nisha Biswal

The State Department said that she would also visit New Delhi and Mumbai and meet business leaders and government officials “to discuss the dynamic growth in ties between the US and India.

This would be Biswal’s last visit to India in her current capacity as the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia. She would leave office on January 20 when President Barack Obama’s term ends.