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FIFA Women's WC final-Indian-American health official part of US prez delegation to attend the match

PTI | Washington DC | Updated: 04-07-2019 02:32 IST | Created: 03-07-2019 22:15 IST
FIFA Women's WC final-Indian-American health official part of US prez delegation to attend the match
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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced Indian-American health official Seema Verma as part of his presidential delegation to attend the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup final in France's Lyon city. Verma is currently posted as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Department of Health and Human Services.

The presidential delegation for World Cup finals, scheduled on Sunday, will be led by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley. Other members of the delegation are Jamie McCourt, US Ambassador to France; Josephine K Olsen, Director of the Peace Corps; Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs; Shauna Rohbock, US Army National Guard, Member of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition, and Kelly Loeffler, Chief Executive Officer of Bakkt.



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