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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Meet Geeta Pasi, the new American Ambassador to Ethiopia

Indian-origin diplomat picked by Trump as US envoy

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Meet Geeta Pasi, the new American Ambassador to Ethiopia

US President Donald Trump has nominated an Indian-origin American diplomat to be his country’s ambassador to Ethiopia.

Trump announced the nomination of Geeta Pasi on 15 June 2020. She is currently the principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa at the State Department.

Geeta Pasi is a member of the US Senior Foreign Service and has served as US Ambassador to Djibouti and Chad.

She has also been a political officer at the US Embassy in New Delhi and Deputy Chief of US Mission in Dhaka.

Pasi has also served as the Director of the Office of Career Development and Afghanistan Desk Officer in the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh Affairs.

She joined the US Foreign Service in 1988.

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