US President Joe Biden on Friday appointed Puneet Talwar as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Morocco.
The American head of state announced Friday evening several appointments to strategic ambassadorial positions for the United States, including Puneet Talwar, who until now was senior adviser to the State Department.
The new U.S. Ambassador to Morocco has held senior national security and foreign policy positions at the State Department, the White House, and the U.S. Senate. He was previously senior adviser to the State Department.
The new US ambassador to Morocco is also a military and security expert.
He served as Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs, Special Assistant to the President, and Senior Director at the National Security Council.
Talwar, also served as a senior professional member of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, served in “key roles” on the United States House of Representatives and Department of State, says the White House.
In addition, he is an advisor to the conflict resolution NGO Inter Mediate and a non-resident researcher at the Center for Security Studies, and a senior researcher at the Asia Society Policy Institute, as well as a visiting researcher at the Penn Biden Center of the United States. ‘University of Pennsylvania.