Mr. Timothy J. Roemer, U.S. Ambassador visits Karamat Husain Muslim Girl’s P.G. College Lucknow, U.P. (India) On A Good Will Mission
The U.S. Ambassador, Mr. Timothy J. Roemer visited Karamat Husain Muslim Girls’ P.G. College, Lucknow on March 16, 2010. Upon his arrival he was felicitated by Mr. Syed Shuaib Ahmed, Manager of the College and Dr. Jalees Fatima Shaukat, officiating principal of the institution.
The students garlanded him and showered rose petals along the way. Ambassador Roemer joined in an informal game of Basketball with the College team and successfully scored a basket.
Dr. Noor Khan Associate Professor, Dept. of English introduced Ambassador Roemer to the Undergraduate and Post graduate students of English Department. Ambassador Roemer interacted with the students and answered their queries on the “American Dream”. He emphasized on the importance of U.S.-INDIA relationship and among other things showed a special interest in Education and Women’s Empowerment.
Ambassador Roemer was deeply impressed with the College. He admired the College for it’s administration and complimented it as a “First rate Institution of Higher Education”.
Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer leads one of America’s largest diplomatic missions and has principal responsibility for broadening and deepening the multi-faceted U.S.-INDIA partnership. Nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama as the 21st U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India on May 27, 2009. Ambassador Roemer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 10, 2009 and sworn in on July 23, 2009. He presented his credentials to Indian president Pratibha Patil on August 11, 2009.
As one of the youngest Ambassadors appointed to India. Ambassador Roemer immediately and enthusiastically reached out to the people of India, leading by example in strengthening the people-to-people ties that form the foundation of the expanding U.S.-India relationship. This relationship is one of the most important relationships in the world. The Ambassador is an indefatigable champion of the burgeoning U.S.-INDIA relationship across all fields of human endeavor including strategic cooperation; science, technology, health and innovation; energy and climate change; education and development; and economics, trade, and agriculture.
Prior to his nomination as Ambassador to India, Ambassador Roemer was President of the Center for National Policy (CNP) in Washington, D.C. a moderate think-tank dedicated to sparking bipartisan dialogue and actively encouraging solutions to America’s most important national security challenges. Under his leadership, CNP fostered productive dialogue by bringing together experts and policy makers to build consensus and political cooperation on Capitol Hill and with the Executive Branch. Ambassador Roemer holds a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and an M.A. and PhD. in American Government from the University of Notre Dame.
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