Donald Trump appoints Manisha Singh an Indian-American on a key diplomatic assignment
September 13, 2017

Donald Trump appoints Manisha Singh an Indian-American on a key diplomatic assignment
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump, US President, has nominated Manisha Singh a renowned Indian-American lawyer from Florida to a top administrative post, in the State Dept., and has assigned the duties of economic affairs and diplomacy.

At present, she is Chief Counsel-Senior Advisor on Policy to Sen. D Sullivan, and upon confirmation by the Senate, would be a worthy replacement of C. Rivkin, as the Asst-Secretary of State - Economic Affairs.

The process of nomination was initiated to the Senate yesterday.

The position remained vacant from January 2017, when Rivkin resigned while Trump assumed office as the President of USA.

She was a former Deputy-Assistant in the State, in the Energy, Economic, and Business-Affair Bureau, and carried out the tasks in the capacity of a Senior-Aide - Senate Committee of Foreign Relations. 

She has handled a few assignments in the private sector and practiced law at multinational firms. Manisha Singh worked as an in-house official in the Investment Bank.

She is well qualified and has an LLM Degree in the subject of Legal Studies, from the Washington Law College of American University, a Juris Doctor from the Law College of the Florida University and a Bachelor of Arts from the Miami University.

She pursued academics at the Law School Leiden University -Netherlands.

Having obtained a license to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania, Florida, and the District of Columbia she can speak Hindi fluently.

She was born in Uttar Pradesh and moved with her parents to Florida in the early stage of her life.

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