US President Joe Biden intends to nominate Indian-American Nisha Desai Biswal to the top administrative position in the US International Development Finance Commission. The White House gave this information on Monday.
Biswal, who served as assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia during the previous Barack Obama administration, has more than 30 years of experience in US foreign policy and international development programs. She is currently the Senior Vice President of International Strategy and Global Initiatives at the US Chamber of Commerce.
The White House said Biswal served as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs at the US State Department from 2013 to 2017, during which time she played a key role in unprecedented cooperation between the two countries, including launching the annual US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.
He also launched the C5+1 Dialogue with Central Asia and the US-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue during his tenure as Assistant Secretary of State.
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