US ambassador to India resigns

According to a press release from the United States embassy in New Delhi the US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, has decided to resign from his post due to “personal, professional and family considerations”.
He took the responsibility in India two years ago.

“When I accepted this job two years ago, I told President Obama that I would serve for two years but that family considerations would be front and centre after that,” says a news release from the embassy.

Under Roemer the US India relationship moved ahead.

“The US-India relationship – what my friend President Obama calls the defining partnership of the 21st century – has progressed to the global stage,” the statement siad.

He is expected to leave India by June.