Nikki Haley, first Indian-American on US cabinet, resigns
United Nations, 09 October : Nikki Haley, the Indian-American US Ambassador to the United Nations, resigned today. According to US media reports, President Donald Trump has accepted 46-year-old Haley’s resignation as UN ambassador. The reason behind her resignation was not clear. Haley was the senior most Indian-American official in the Trump administration.
The former governor of South Carolina was confirmed as UN Ambassador four days after Trump was sworn-in in January 2017. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that President Trump and Ambassador Haley will meet in the Oval Office.