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US government appoints 3 Indian Americans positions to key posts

Washington, Aug 4: The US state government has appointed three Indian origin Americans to the key positions including one as President Donald Trump’s administration czar on intellectual property.

According to PTI, the Senate on Friday confirmed Neil Chaterjee as a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Vishal Amin as Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement Coordinator and and Krishna Urs as the US ambassador to Peru.

Krishna Urs is a career foreign service officer since 1986 and with this he became the second Indian-American after Nikki Haley to hold the position of  ambassador in the US government.

Vishal Amin who is appointed as IP Czar, would look after enforcement of intellectual property, which is considered to be an area of sharp differences between India and the United States.

While Neil Chaterjee, presently serving as the energy policy adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and have quite extensive knowledge about wide range of  important federal issues, as played prominent role in the passage of major energy, highway, and farm legislation.

Wefornews Bureau 

 

 

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