Outgoing US Envoy Receives A Rare Reception At Blair House
Outgoing Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla was felicitated with a rare reception at the Blair House. Also, he called on US President Donald Trump in the White House to thank him for his support.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla combing to New Delhi
MrShringla has been promoted as the next foreign secretary of India on December 23. He will succeed Vijay Gokhale whose two-year terms would be completed on January 28. MrShringla will join the new post the next day.
Mr. Shringla’s US tenure
The “Captain of India-US relationship” is how Ambassador Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia described MrShringla. Ms Well said that Mr. Shringla would be instrumental in taking the India-US relations to their potential.
Reception of Mr. Shringla
US Chief of Protocol Can Henderson host the rare reception in the honor of MrShringla. This kind of reception is given to outgoing envoys of selected countries and India became one of those countries.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla thanked US President Trump for his “steadfast support” while meeting the president at his White House office. MrShringla said that the president’s support was necessary for strengthening the India-US strategic partnership.