US prez Biden set to nominate Indian-American diplomat Gautam Rana as ambassador to Slovakia

Updated: few hours ago

Washington, May 26 (PTI) US President Joe Biden is set to nominate career diplomat Gautam Rana as the new US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovakia, the latest Indian-American to be named for a key position.

In a statement on Wednesday, the White House announced the president's intent to send Rana's nomination for further ratification.

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, US - with rank of Counselor, Rana is currently Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Algeria and was the Chargé d’Affaires ad interim there from August 2020 to February 2022.