New US ambassador to the Netherlands

The US Senate confirm Shefali Razdan Duggal as Ambassador to the Netherlands. Razdan Duggal was born in India and moved with her family to the US at the age of two. She is an experienced political activist, women’s rights advocate, and human rights campaigner.

During her confirmation hearing testimony, Razdan Duggal said as an immigrant, she represents the diverse face of the United States and the generations of people throughout its history who found an opportunity in the US: “While my story is not unique, it is one that represents the infinite possibilities of the American spirit and the American dream.”