Biden nominates Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to be US ambassador to India – Times of India


    NEW DELHI: The White House on Friday said that US President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to be the US ambassador to India.
    Eric M Garcetti has been the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles since 2013, following 12 years as a member of the City Council, including six as Council President.
    Garcetti is the current Chair of C40 Cities – a network of 97 of the world’s biggest cities taking bold climate action.
    Earlier, he has led the organization’s engagement and expansion in India as well as C40’s global response to the Covid pandemic through the sharing of best practices and resources.
    During 12 years as an Intelligence Officer in the US Navy Reserve Component, Garcetti served under the Commander, US Pacific Fleet and the Defense Intelligence Agency, retiring in 2017 as a Lieutenant, the White House said in a statement.

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