Biden announces intent to appoint Indian American diplomat Gautam Rana as Slovakia's ambassador

Rana served on the National Security Council staff as the Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan and as the Deputy Minister Counsellor for Political Affairs at the US Embassy in New Delhi, among other posts.

Biden announces intent to appoint Indian American diplomat Gautam Rana as Slovakia's ambassador

An Indian-American career diplomat, Gautam Rana, is nominated as the United States’ new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovakia by US President Joe Biden according to the White House.

Rana is currently the Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Algeria and was the Chargé d'Affaires ad interim there from August 2020 to Feb. 2022. He is a career member of the US Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Counselor.