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Ambassador Roemer's Activities
  • Ambassador and Mrs. Roemer celebrate the holidays with friends and family
    Ambassador and Mrs. Roemer celebrate the holidays with friends and family

    December 23, 2010 At the holiday reception at Roosevelt House attended by Minister Farooq Abdullah and Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, Ambassador and Mrs. Roemer highlighted the extraordinary work of the Missionaries of Charity for the downtrodden in India. Ambassador Roemer paid tribute to the Shillong Chamber Choir members. 

  • Ambassador's Delhi Day
    Ambassador's Delhi Day

    December 22, 2010 Ambassador Roemer visits the Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Popularly known as the Birla Mandir it is one of Delhi's major temples and a tourist attraction. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi who laid down the condition that people of all castes be allowed to enter the temple. 

  • Ambassador Roemer meets Akali Dal representatives
    Ambassador Roemer meets Akali Dal representatives

    December 15, 2010 Ambassador Roemer conveyed his respects to representatives of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) in Delhi State, following his meeting with them December 15. The Ambassador and the party members enjoyed a wide ranging discussion on issues of mutual cooperation as well as President Obama’s recent visit to India. 

  • Ambassador Roemer remembers Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
    Ambassador Roemer remembers Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

    December 14, 2010 “Richard was relentless in pursuing peace for the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan, creative in finding solutions to insurmountable problems, and magnetic in bringing disparate people together to find common ground. The United States has lost one of its great diplomats.” 

  • Ambassador Roemer meets Dr. Pachauri
    Ambassador Roemer meets Dr. Pachauri

    December 13, 2010 Ambassador Roemer met Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Dec. 13. Pachaurai also served as director general of TERI, a research and policy organization in India. They discussed the challenge of global climate change and how to best advance energy and climate change cooperation. 

  • Ambassador Roemer greets Sam Pitroda
    Ambassador Roemer greets Sam Pitroda

    December 13, 2010 Ambassador Roemer met Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations, Dec. 13 in New Delhi. Pitroda is the Government of India lead on the newly created U.S. – India Open Government Dialogue, which seeks to replicate India’s innovative practices in third countries. 

  • Statement on the attack in Varanasi
    Statement on the attack in Varanasi

    December 8, 2010 “I was very saddened to hear of the tragic attack yesterday in Varanasi, a city well-known for the tolerance of its citizens and acceptance of religious diversity." 

  • Ambassador Roemer unveils Obama Platter
    Ambassador Roemer unveils Obama Platter

    December 7, 2010 Ambassador and Mrs. Roemer unveiled the Obama Platter at the ITC Maurya Bukhara restaurant December 7. The Obama platter is a mix of north Indian and Mughlai delicacies. Ambassador Roemer was assisted in the unveiling by Maurya Vice President and General Manager Ranvir Bhandari and Executive Chef Manisha Bhasin. 

  • Ambassador meets prominent think tank fellows
    Ambassador meets prominent think tank fellows

    December 6, 2010 Ambassador Roemer met with a delegation of journalists and think tank fellows December 6 to discuss President Obama's recent trip to India and the bilateral relationship. The delegation included William Kristol, Robert Kagan, Ashley J. Tellis, Gary Schmitt, Daniel Twining, Jamie Fly, and Dhruva Jaishankar.  

  • Ambassador Roemer greets Raytheon executives
    Ambassador Roemer greets Raytheon executives

    December 6, 2010 Ambassador Roemer met Admiral Walter Doran, President Raytheon Asia, and Bill Blair, President Raytheon India, December 6 in New Delhi. They discussed opportunities in supporting India's homeland security needs. 

  • Ambassador Roemer in Chennai
    Ambassador Roemer in Chennai

    December 3, 2010 Ambassador Roemer welcomed at Histogenetics, a U.S. biotech company located in the TICEL Bio Park where he interacts with employees; addresses the press at the American International School. 

  • Ambassador Roemer commemorates World AIDS Day
    Ambassador Roemer commemorates World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2010 Ambassador Roemer commemorated World AIDS Day visiting children and adults infected by HIV/AIDS at the Women's Action Group Children, Health, Education, Ladies, Senior Citizens, Environment, and Awareness (CHELSEA) program. CHELSEA, a USAID partnership, operates HIV prevention programs and a community care center.