New Delhi, May 25 -- External affairs minister S Jaishankar will be the first Indian cabinet member to hold in-person meetings with senior members of the Biden administration in the United States during his five-day visit that will bring him to Washington DC on Wednesday, with the possibility of a meeting with the American president.

Talks are expected to cover Covid-19, a subject uppermost on everyone's mind and related health care issues, but also an entire range of issues from international to regional such as Afghanistan, economic and strategic reflecting the ever-expanding breadth of the bilateral relationship and related discussions.

Jaishankar is scheduled to meet UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York City on Tuesday, w...