Washington: Nancy Powell, the first US woman ambassador to India, was sworn in for her new assignment by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at a ceremony held at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department.
“Expanding our defence cooperation across all the military services and at all levels. Enhancing our cooperation in international and multi-lateral fora. Encouraging India’s role in promoting a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic Indian Ocean region and increasing cooperation on counter- terrorism and global threats,” Powell said.
She is scheduled to arrive in India later this week.
She Said Hello in ten languages in a video conferencing to Indian officials. She said hello in Hindi, Urudu, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi,Malayalam and Gujarathi.