Eric Garcetti will be the new US Ambassador to India.
The US Senate has stamped his name on Wednesday.
This post was lying vacant for 2 years.
New Delhi. Former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be the new US ambassador to India, it has been confirmed. He will take over the vacant post from January 2021. The US Senate confirmed Garcetti’s appointment on Wednesday. His name was approved after voting in the Senate on Wednesday. Eric Garcetti’s nomination in the US Congress (Parliament) was pending since July 2021. At that time, he was nominated for this post by President Joe Biden.
52 votes were cast in favor of this leader close to US President Joe Biden, while 42 votes were cast against him. Eric Garcetti, 52, will replace Ken Juster in New Delhi, who was nominated by then President Donald Trump and sent as the US ambassador to India in May 2017. He resigned from his post as soon as Joe Biden became the President.
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Expressed gratitude to President Joe Biden
Eric Garcetti expressed happiness after his nomination was approved. He said in a statement that he is very happy with today’s result. It was necessary to fill the important post lying vacant for a long time. He further said in his statement]’I am grateful to President Joe Biden and the White House. I am ready and eager to start my service representing our important interests in India.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to be Ambassador to the Republic of India, tweets United States Senate Periodicals https://t.co/ak2JJgdtDi pic.twitter.com/eNvKLzF0Pk
— ANI (@ANI) March 15, 2023
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 16, 2023, 07:12 IST