New Delhi, Nov 13: US Ambassador to India, David Mulford, has been awarded the State Department's 'Sue M Cobb award for Exemplary Diplomatic Service' for tireless and successful work for fostering Indo-US ties. The award was presented to him at a ceremony in Washington by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, the US embassy here said in a release today.
''Under your leadership we have seen the partnership between United states and India strengthen and expand on a range of global issues.'' President George Bush said in a special letter to Mr Mulford.
The Sue M Cobb award, in the name of former US Ambassador to Jamaica, is presented to a non-career Ambassador who has used private sector leadership and management skills to make a significant impact in carrrying out US Foreign Policy through pro-active diplomacy.