Atul Keshap took charge as United States’ new envoy to India. He most recently served as the Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives.
The US state department said, appointment of the Indian-American career diplomat, an old India-hand at the US state department will help reinforce the close US partnership with the Government and people of India.
Mr Keshap said, it is his honour to serve as Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Mission in India. He said as a proud Indian-American, it is his privilege to work to further strengthen the warm and dynamic US-India partnership.