Trump picks Haley as US Ambassador to the UN.
Former Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal and US Ambassador to India Richard Verma are among prominent personalities who have tweeted welcoming Nikki Haley, named by President-elect Donald Trump as the US Ambassador to the United Nations.
Jindal, who ran against Trump in the GOP primaries, tweeted on Wednesday: ‘Congrats to my friend @NikkiHaley! She has done an outstanding job leading South Carolina and will represent us well at the UN.’
Congrats to my friend @NikkiHaley! She has done an outstanding job leading South Carolina and will represent us well at the UN.
— Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) November 23, 2016
Biswal tweeted: ‘Impressive pick for UN Ambassador…Congrats to Gov. @nikkihaley, first IndianAmerican nominated for this important position.
— Nisha Biswal (@NishaBiswal) November 23, 2016
Also tweeting to congratulate Haley was US Ambassador to India Richard Verma. He wrote: ‘Congratulations Gov. Haley on your nomination to be the next US Amb to @UN. Proud moment for Indian-American community! @nikkihaley @USUN’
— Ken Juster (@USAmbIndia) November 23, 2016
Watch video of Nikki Haley talking about her Indian American heritage: