Taranjit Singh Sandhu takes charge as Indian envoy to US
Diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu assumed charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United States.
Washington DC: Diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Monday (local time) assumed charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United States.
Sandhu received a warm welcome from Deputy Chief of Mission Amit Kumar and other officials.
Sandhu has replaced Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the newly-appointed Foreign Secretary.
Ambassador of #India to the United States @SandhuTaranjitS arrived this morning and assumed charge @IndianEmbassyUS. He was given a warm welcome by DCM and other officials. @MEAIndia @IndianDiplomacy @KumarAmitMEA @cgihou @CGI_Atlanta @CGISFO @IndiainChicago @IndiainNewYork pic.twitter.com/cnNdEIAzTb— India in USA (@IndianEmbassyUS) February 3, 2020
Sandhu had served in the Indian Mission here twice earlier. He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India in Washington DC from July 2013 to January 2017.
Earlier, he was First Secretary (Political) at the Embassy of India, Washington DC responsible for liaison with the US Congress from 1997 to 2000. (ANI)