US envoy for human rights and Tibetan issues to visit India and Nepal

The Biden administration’s senior envoy for human rights and the Tibetan issue is visiting India and Nepal this week to deepen cooperation on human rights with these two South Asian countries, announced an official statement on Monday.

Under Secretary for Civil Security, Democracy, and Human Rights and U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra Zeya will visit India and Nepal in May 1722 to further cooperation on human rights and democratic governance goals, and to advance humanitarian priorities, the State Department said.

She will also discuss the partnership with India and Nepal during this Year of Action for the Democracy Summit. The delegation will include USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Anjali Kaur, the State Department said in a statement.

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