Nisha Desai Biswal

Nisha Desai Biswal

Nisha Desai Biswal is an Indian-American who is Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State. She was previously Assistant Administrator for Asia at the US Agency for International Development . She was nominated for the post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia by US President Barack Obama on 19 July 2013. Biswal immigrated to the U.S. from India with her parents. Wikipedia*

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Nisha Desai Biswal has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 House Committee as an Assistant Administrator for the Asia and the Near East of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2014 - Present Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Department of State Videos: 1 c. September 1, 2010 - Present Assistant Administrator, Asia and the Near East, U.S. Agency for International Development Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Nepal Earthquake Response

    Nepal Earthquake Response

    Witnesses from the Departments of State and Defense and U.S. Agency for International Development testified at a hearing on…

  • United States and India

    United States and India

    Ambassador Robert Blake and Nisha Biswal spoke about relations between the U.S. and India, the contributions of…

  • U.S. Development Assistance to China

    U.S. Development Assistance to China

    Nisha Desai Biswal testified about a proposed program to provide clean energy aid to China. The program would provice…

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