WASHINGTON: In a ceremony held in the Oval Office at the White House, US President Barack Obama accepted credentials from 15 ambassadors, including Pakistan’s new ambassador to the US Sherry Rehman.
The credentialing ceremony took place at the White House, with President Obama formally accepting credentials from new ambassadors from Morocco, Iraq, UK and Azerbaijan amongst others.
Ambassador Rehman, since her arrival in the US capital earlier this month, has already presented her credentials to the US State Department’s Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman. Following the presentation of her credentials, Ambassador Rehman has also met with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Deputy Secretary of State Tom Nides and Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 19th, 2012.