President Barack Obama nominated former State Department official Richard Rahul Verma as US ambassador to India on Thursday, just ahead of a visit to Washington by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a White House statement said. Verma, an Indian-American, served as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs at the State Department in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2011. He is currently a senior counsellor at Steptoe & Johnson law firm and the Albright Stonebridge Group, a business advisory company, led by former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. White ...
Obama nominates Richard Verma as US ambassador to India
An Indian-American, he had earlier served as assistant secretary of state legislative affairs