Washington: Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s new Ambassador to the US, has offered his credentials to American President Donald Trump at a particular ceremony held within the White Home, it was reported.
The ceremony passed off within the Oval Workplace on Thursday. The envoy was accompanied by his spouse and peer Reenat Sandhu, presently serving because the Indian Ambassador to Italy, the American Bazaar information stated in a report on Friday.
In keeping with an announcement launched by the Indian Embassy in Washington, Trump warmly welcomed Sandhu again to Washington and wished him success in his new function as New Delhi’s high diplomat in America.
On his half, Sandhu “affirmed his commitment to work towards strengthening the strategic partnership between India and the US which is anchored in mutual trust and friendship, democratic values and people-to-people ties”, it added.
On the State Division, Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, welcomed Sandhu again to Washington and stated in a tweet that the brand new envoy was a “strong champion of US-India ties”.
Addressing a 200-plus sturdy gathering of senior US administration officers, lawmakers, enterprise leaders, educators, Indian-American group activists together with an excellent variety of Sikhs, press and media individuals, at his official residence in Washington, Thursday night, Sandhu stated: “It is like coming back home.”
Sandhu, who changed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, had beforehand served because the deputy chief within the Indian embassy in Washington.