India, Oct. 26 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and defence secretary Mark Esper on Monday arrived in India for the 3rd 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue.

The dialogue will be held on Tuesday.

"US Sec. of State @SecPompeo arrives for the 3rd 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue. He is joined by Sec. of Defence @EsperDoD," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), India said in a tweet.

"EAM @DrSJaishankar & RM @rajnathsingh will lead the Indian side for this Dialogue tomorrow which has been significant in propelling India-US ties forward," MEA added.

Before leaving for India, Pompeo in a tweet said, "Wheels up for my trip to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia. Grateful for the opportunity to connect with our partners to promote a shared vision for a ...