ommunity accorded a warm welcome to Dr. S. Jaishankar, India’s Ambassador to the USA, and Mrs. Kyoko Jaishankar at the Consulate, at a function organized by the Consul General in cooperation with GOPIO International.
The Consul General D.M. Mulay introduced Ambassador Jaishankar and lauded his experience in International diplomacy and wished him well. Ashook Ramsaran, President of GOPIO presented a plaque on behalf of the community and urged an ongoing dialogue with the Diaspora for mutual benefit.
Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay speaks of the rich experience of Ambassador Jaishankar
He said the community will extend all support to the Ambassador and hoped the Ambassador will always be there to support the community. In his reply, the Ambassador appreciated the warm welcome he was accorded and admired the achievements of the Indian American community in all spheres of life here in their adopted land.
GOPIO President Ashook Ramasaran honors Ambassador Jaishankar with a plaque
‘You were the game changer when it came to passing the Indo-US civil nuclear treaty’ he said referring to the legislative hurdles in U.S which were overcome with the support of the Diaspora. Others who spoke on the occasion included NJ Assemblymen Upendra Chivukula and Raj Mukherji. The reception to the Ambassador was very well attended.
A view of the gathering