BREAKING: US Envoy To Uganda Recalled


ambulance geneva; font-size: small;”>DeLisi has been serving as the US ambassador to Nepal since March 2010. Prior to his assignment in Nepal, he was the Director of Career Development and Assignments in the State Department’s Bureau of Human Resources.

He will effectively replace Ambassador Jerry P. Lanier who has been US envoy to Uganda since October 8 2009.

During his 30-year career in the Foreign Service, Ambassador DeLisi has served as Ambassador to the State of Eritrea and as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Gaborone, Botswana.

He still has a year left to serve as an ambassador to Nepal.

‘I will, of course, be saddened to leave Nepal earlier than the normal three year tenure if the Senate confirms me in this new role’, DeLisi has written in his Facebook status.

Washington has not named the successor to DeLisi yet.

The posting is part of wide reshuffle in Obama’s administration. Erin C. Conaton was nominated as Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense.

John Christopher Stevens is the Ambassador to Libya, Department of State while Linda Thomas-Greenfield is the Director General of the Foreign Service, Department of State

And Constance B. Tobias has been appointed Chairman, Board of Veterans’ Appeals.


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