USISPF honours Consul General Nagendra Prasad

Prasad has worked to advance US-India relations and promoted India’s development and economic vision in the strategic tech region Silicon Valleyon West Coast

Vikal Samdariya

US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) honoured Dr T.V. Nagendra Prasad the outgoing Consul General, San Francisco for his contribution to strengthening US-India relations in a farewell ceremony at the Consulate General of India office in San Francisco. In June, Prasad was promoted as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan by the Government of India.

Fond farewell wishes to Consul General @nagentv at @CGISFO as he gets set to take charge as the incoming Indian envoy to Kazakhstan. We thank Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad for strengthening U.S-India relations through closer synergy in the tech sector during his time on the west coast

— US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (@USISPForum) August 7, 2023

Lt. Governor of California Eleni Kounalakis wrote an appreciation letter to thank Prasad for his service as a Consul General to strengthen the relationship between the two nations. “I could not let you leave without thanking you for your outstanding collaboration. Working together we and our teams were able to solidify the already close and friendly relations between India and California and to lay the foundation for even further cooperation.”

An appreciation letter from Hon'ble Lt. Governor of California Ms. Eleni Kounalakis @CALtGovernor.@nagentv

— India in SF (@CGISFO) August 4, 2023

In her letter, Kounalakis said, “India has been fortunate to have had you as its Consul General in the western United States. As you depart the lovely city of San Francisco and our beautiful Golden State, please know that you will leave behind many friends and that you will be missed.”

In response to the USISPF honour, Prasad tweeted “Thank you @MukeshAghi and members for the kind words and wishes. @USISPForum has been a great support during my tenure at @CGISFO in furthering US-India Strategic Partnership.

A 1993 batch diplomat, Prasad received a rousing farewell from various sections of society of the US administration, and business organizations to civil society groups since his new posting was announced. President and chief executive officer (CEO) of USISPF Mukesh Aghi wished Prasad on his appointment as an Ambassador.

Prasad is presently discharging his duties as Consul General at the Consulate General of India of San Francisco.

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