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Who was recently appointed as the Ambassador of India to the United States?
Jai Shankar
Vijay Gokhale
Harsh Vardhan Shringla
Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Correct Answer :   Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Veteran diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu has been recently appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to the United States. He replaces Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was the previous Indian envoy to the US.
Taranjit Singh Sandhu is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of 1988-batch and is currently posted as High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka. Sandhu has earlier worked as the Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India in Washington D.C. for four years from 2013 to 2017. He has also served as the Joint Secretary (United Nations) at the Ministry of External Affairs between 2009 and 2011.

Published On : July 16, 2021