Eric Garcetti Completes 100 Days As US Ambassador
NEW DELHI (ANI) – US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on August 18 shared his delight and said that he is excited to elevate India-US relations during his tenure as today he completed 100 incredible days as the US ambassador to India.
While taking to his official social media account ‘X’, he stated, “Celebrating 100 incredible days as the US Ambassador to India! During my #First100Days, I have explored 12 Indian states & UTs, savored 200+ delicious Indian dishes, and connected with amazing people. Thank you for the deep friendship and the warm welcome. I am excited to elevate #USIndia relations during my tenure!”
Not just the flavors are incredible, but the people have been so warm and welcoming, he added.
Garcetti also posted a video where he shared a glimpse of his tour to Indian states and meeting people. He also thanked the country in the video and said, “Thank you, India for embracing me here as Ambassador and making my time here so welcoming and productive.”
He further talked about the India-US relationship, which is certainly growing, mentioning PM Modi’s visit to the US as well as US President’s visit to India for G20.
Garcetti noted the expansion of educational as well as cultural exchanges.
Moreover, he said, “India and the United States have never been better friends’ warmer partners, and more productive teams together to make this world and our nations better for everyone. Here’s to the next hundred days.”
Ahead of the 77th Independence Day, US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti met Khadi & Village Industries Commission advisor and renowned designer Ritu Beri and discussed the importance of Khadi and its connection to India’s freedom movement.
Garcetti also shared a video on his Twitter while interacting with Ritu Beri and said, “On the first trip that I took to India was to Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat where I learned about the history of the independence of this country, Gandhi’s struggle and the importance of this fabric.”
Designer Ritu Beri gifted him a Khadi jacket with which he shared his delight and said, “I am excited to wear khadi, and not just that, but also to celebrate India’s Independence Day and to look at the opportunities to celebrate the history that so many Americans that love India’s struggle for independence that resonates with our struggle for independence but don’t know all these details.”