Trump Nominates US Ambassador To Myanmar

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 23:00

US President Donald Trump has nominated Thomas L Vajda, currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, as the ambassador to Myanmar. Vajda was nominated by Trump as US ambassador to Myanmar on Monday. The nomination was sent to the Senate a day after the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced retirement of Alice G Wells, the Trump administration's point person for South and Central Asia and a votary of strong US-India strategic ties.