Washington: New Ambassador of India to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented his credentials Thursday to President Donald Trump at the Oval office of the White House.
President Trump warmly welcomed Amb. Sandhu (who earlier did a stint as deputy ambassador in DC) back to Washington and wished him every success in his responsibilities as India’s envoy to the United States. The President fondly recalled his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their several interactions.
Ambassador Sandhu conveyed warm greetings from the President and Prime Minister of India to President Trump and the First Lady. He added that 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. Amb. Sandhu affirmed his commitment to work towards strengthening strategic partnership between India and America, which is anchored in mutual trust and friendship, democratic values and people-to-people ties.