Obama appointed Rich Verma as US Ambassador for India. First Indian ever to hold the position.
The United States appointed an Indian American Rich Verma as US Ambassador for India. Its for the first time an Indian is appointed as US Ambassador for India.
The bilateral relationships have been pretty good between India and USA for decades now, as India emerges to be much stronger under PM Narendra Modi, US is extending much closer a relationship. The appointment of the new brand ambassador could be looked at as one of the strategic moves ahead of Obama’s visit to India this year.