The Hindu News Update Service Monday, June 22, 2009 Washington (PTI): US National Security Advisor General Jim Jones will visit New Delhi as part of the ongoing effort of the Obama Administration to "deepen and strengthen" its relationship with India, the White House said today. "General Jones's visit to New Delhi is part of our ongoing effort to further deepen and strengthen our key bilateral partnership with India," spokesman of National Security Council Mike Hammer said. Jones, who will visit New Delhi from June 25 on the invitation of his Indian counterpart M K Narayanan, is expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues with him and other top Indian officials during his stay. He will also visit Afghanistan and Pakistan. "At the request of the President, National Security Advisor Jones is traveling to Afghanistan and Pakistan to follow-up on the implementation of our new, comprehensive strategy," Hammer said. He will have meetings with host country officials, Embassy personnel, international coalition representatives, and military commanders," the spokesman said in a statement. The security situation in the region with special focus on Pakistan and Afghanistan and bilateral concerns are expected to figure in Jones' meetings with Indian side during his two-day visit.