Taranjit Sandhu appointed India’s ambassador to US, Shringla foreign secretary
- Sandhu’s appointment comes at a time when New Delhi is looking to balance its strategic ties with the US amid tricky trade relations
- Sandhu, an officer of the 1988 batch, has served twice before in the Indian mission in the US
Senior Indian Foreign Service officer (IFS) Taranjit Sandhu has been appointed as India’s ambassador to the United States (US), Ministry of Externals Affairs said Tuesday. Sandhu, currently India’s high commissioner to Sri Lanka, will succeed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who will take charge as the country’s new foreign secretary on Wednesday.
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