New U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma arrives in Delhi

January 02, 2015 03:29 pm | Updated April 20, 2016 05:23 am IST - New Delhi

The new U.S. Ambassador, Richard Rahul Verma, arrived in Delhi on Friday. He is the first ever Indian-American to be appointed the U.S. envoy to India.

Mr. Verma will continue the embassy’s work in advancing the U.S.-India strategic partnership, said a communiqué from the mission.

“I am honoured to serve as U.S. Ambassador to India at such an exciting time in our bilateral relationship,” he was quoted as saying.

“I look forward to meeting the Indian people and working together with the Indian government on our shared goals of security, development and prosperity,” Mr. Verma said.

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