Asian Development Bank to get an Indian director.

American president Barak Obama named Indian origin Swati Dandekar as the director for Asian Development Bank.She will replace Robert M Orr and will hold an ambassador post.

Along with Swati eight other administrative posts were also announced. In a statement issued by The White House , the President said that “”I am confident that these experienced and hardworking individuals will help us tackle the important challenges facing America, and I am grateful for their service. I look forward to working with them.”

Dandekar is an American citizen of Indian origin . She did her graduate from Nagpur University and Post graduate from Bombay University. Prior to this appointment she served in Lowa state senate from 2009 to 2011 and was part of the Iowa Sate House of representative from 2002 to 2008.


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