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India’s Ambassador to the US Attends Biden’s Inauguration Ceremony | India News


WASHINGTON: India’s Ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, attended the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Capitol Hill.
“We look forward to working with President Biden’s administration in deepening our comprehensive global strategic partnership in a variety of areas,” Sandhu said after the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.
The shared values ​​of democracy, pluralism and the rule of law between India and the United States provide a firm foundation for a vibrant partnership in the days ahead, he said.
“President Biden’s own commitment to this relationship in his previous roles as vice president and senator will be a guiding light,” Sandhu said.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only a limited number of foreign dignitaries were invited to attend the 59th inauguration for the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Biden.
“It was an honor to represent India at the inaugural ceremony of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris. The prime minister (Narendra Modi) sent congratulatory tweets today to the president and vice president on taking office, ”said Sandhu.
The Indian Embassy in the United States tweeted images of Sandhu attending the ceremony.

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