NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh who assumed his new assignment as Ambassador of India to the United States on April 30, 2015 visited New York June 4-5 on his first visit to the City after taking over in Washington.
Ambassador Singh, who had served at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office, New York from 1993-1997 as Counselor and handled multilateral social and economic negotiations, held couple of meetings during his stay in the Big Apple.
On June 4, he interacted with Think Tanks, Strategists, University Representatives, Scholars, Indologists, cultural organizations, and prominent personalities engaged in government and public offices at Indian Consulate, New York on June 4. On the same day, Ambassador Frank Wisner hosted a luncheon meeting with select CEOs in honor of Ambassador Singh. He asserted that India and US would continue their efforts to enhance bilateral relationships in every sector including trade and investment.
He also had a meeting with Ethnic Media of New York, and organizations involved in International Day of Yoga on 5 June at the Consulate.
Later he and his wife Dr. Maina Chawla Singh attended a special community reception at the Delhi Art Gallery hosted by Consul General of India, New York, Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay and his wife Dr Sadhna Shanker. About 200 people graced the occasion. Ambassador Singh interacted freely and seemed to have time for everybody.