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India’s Ambassador to US attends Biden’s inauguration ceremony

By Gitanjali Mangal -- January 21, 2021 2:20 pm -- Updated:January 21, 2021 2:24 pm

Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to US attended the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the Capitol.

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After the inauguration, Sandhu said, “We look forward to working with President Biden’s administration in deepening our comprehensive global strategic partnership in a range of areas,”

Adding, that the shared values of democracy, pluralism and the rule of law between India and the United States provide a firm foundation for a vibrant partnership in the days ahead.

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“President Biden’s own commitment to this relationship in his previous roles as Vice President and Senator will be a guiding light,” he said.

Due to Covid19 restrictions, only a limited number of foreign dignitaries were invited to attend the 59th inauguration for the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden.

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“It was an honor to represent India at the inaugural ceremony of the 46th President of the United States Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) sent congratulatory tweets today to the President and the Vice President on the assumption of office,” Taranjit Singh Sandhu said.

-PTC News

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