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New US Consul General takes charge in Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

has taken over the post of of the of America for the Kolkata Consular District, the said in a statement today.

Hoffman succeeded and took over charge on August 3.

The includes West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sikkim, and the seven northeastern states.

"I am honored to be representing our country here in eastern and I look forward to meeting people across the consular district and to working together to advance the U.S.-Indian partnership at all levels," she was quoted in the statement as saying.

Prior to coming to Kolkata, Hoffman was a student at the at the National Defence University (NDU) in Washington,

Previously, she had served as to the Director of the and Director of Human Resources.

Hoffman has also served in overseas at the Mexico City, London, Quito, and US Consulate General Rio de Janeiro and served in several positions at the in Washington,

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 18:20 IST