US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley's three-day visit to India ends

Published: 29th June 2018 05:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2018 05:44 PM  

In this handout photograph released by India's Press Information Bureau (PIB) on June 27, 2018, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (L) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi look on in New Delhi. (Photo: AFP)
A day after Washington abruptly postponed the 2+2 dialogue between the foreign and defence ministers of India and the US slated for July 6, the US permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki R Haley insisted that the cancellation had nothing to do with India.(Photo: AP)
The Trump Administration seeks to scale up relations with India with a view to making it an anchor of its emerging Indo-Pacific strategy as well as helping stabilise Afghanistan through its aid programme. IN PIC: Nikki Haley speaks during an address on advancing India-US relations at an event in New Delhi on June 28, 2018. (Photo: AP)
Haley, whose parents Ajit Singh Randhwa and Raj Kaur Randhwa immigrated from Amritsar District, last visited India in 2013 when she was the governor of South Carolina. IN PIC: Haley trying her hand at making roti during her visit to the Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Delhi. (Photo: AP)
Emphasizing her Indian roots, she said “It’s been an amazing visit to this beautiful country that gave so much to my parents and in turn to me.” IN PIC: Nikki Haley adjusts her hair as she posses for the photographers in the old quarters of Delhi. (Photo: AP)
During talks she recounted her visit to Humayun’s tomb and “an inspiring interfaith tour of Old Delhi,” and said that “It reminded me that, of all the things America and India share, freedom of religion is one of the most important. Nations as diverse as ours can only be held together by true tolerance and respect.” (Photo: AP)
Nikki Haley, second from right, takes a tour of Jama Masjid or mosque in New Delhi, India, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Haley offered inter-faith prayers in New Delhi on Thursday, visiting a Sikh shrine, a Hindu temple, a Jain temple, a Church and a Muslim mosque in the old, walled area of the Indian capital. (Photo: AP)
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