Biden nominates Peter Haas as next US ambassador to Bangladesh

Peter Haas

White House has nominated Peter D Haas to be the next US ambassador to Bangladesh. Once the US Senate gives its approval, Peter Haas will replace Earl Miller in Bangladesh.

US president Joe Biden has nominated ambassadors for a few other countries too. They include Eric Garcetti as US ambassador to India, Bernadette Meehan for Chile and Denise Campbell Bauer for Monaco. According to the White House, these nominations were made on Friday. The Senate will now confirm these nominations.

The Voice of America, in a report, said that Peter Haas is now the acting US assistant secretary of state. He is, concurrently, the principal deputy assistant secretary for economic and business affairs.

He has served as a diplomat for the US state department in four other missions including in Mumbai, India. Along with English, Peter Haas is fluent in French and German.