WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday welcomed India’s New Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu with a ceremony at the White House.
Trump warmly welcomed a career foreign service official Sandhu back to Washington DC. He also wished him success in his responsibilities as India’s ambassador to the US.
“The President fondly recalled his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their several interactions,” the Indian Embassy said in a statement.
Ambassador of India to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented his credentials to the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump at the Oval Office of the White House.
Sandhu conveyed greetings from President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Donald Trump and the First Lady.
The vision and guidance provided by PM Modi and President Trump in the last three years have moved India and the US towards greater strategic convergence, said Ambassador Sandhu in a press release.
Indian Ambassador-designate Sandhu affirmed his commitment to work towards strengthening the strategic partnership between India and the United States, which is anchored in mutual trust and friendship, democratic values and people-to-people ties, added the statement.