The inaugural ball will be held in the Mayflower hotel on January 19th.
A group of Indian Americans will join hands with other Asian Americans to celebrate Donald Trump’s inaugural day as President of the United States with a ball on January 19.
The event will also honor Indian Americans who have been nominated by the President-elect to key positions of his administration.
Among those that will be felicitated is South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who will take charge of as the US Ambassador to the United Nationals – a cabinet position under the Trump administration.
The ball, which is organized by Trump-Pence Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee (APAAC), has been named “Asian Pacific American Presidential Inaugural Gala 2017.” The APAAC has a number of Indian Americans as its members, including Puneet Ahluwalia from Virginia, K.V. Kumar from California, Shalabh Kumar from Illinois, and Harry Walia from Florida.
“[Trump and Vice President-elect] Pence elect have been invited [along with] members of their cabinet, elected Republican leadership and Ambassadors of Asian Countries,” said Ahluwalia, finance chairman of Trump’s Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee Presidential Gala. “The goal is to have a significant Indian American presence at the event along with performance.”
The inaugural ball will be held at the historic the Mayflower hotel on the eve of Donald Trump’s swearing-in ceremony on January 20.
According to the official statement of APAAC and the National Committee of Asian American Republicans, the inaugural ball will feature celebrations that will be attended by dignitaries and presidential appointees.