US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to New Delhi, India; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Male, Maldives; and Jakarta, Indonesia on October 25-30.
In New Delhi, Secretary Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper and their Indian counterparts will lead the third annual US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to advance the US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and expand cooperation to promote stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and the world.
Secretary Pompeo will travel to Colombo to underscore the commitment of the United States to a partnership with a strong, sovereign Sri Lanka and to advance our common goals for a free and open Indo-Pacific region, according to the US Department of State.
He will travel to Malé to reaffirm US' close bilateral relationship and advance their partnership on issues ranging from regional maritime security to the fight against terrorism.
The US Secretary will travel to Jakarta to deliver public remarks and meet with his Indonesian counterparts to affirm the two countries' vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.