Rahul Gandhi and Donald Lu
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a tour of America. arrived in america Rahul Gandhi Altogether three US cities are being toured. It has been told in the media reports that Rahul has visited the White House. The former head of the Congress party has met senior US official Donald Lu at the White House. Donald Lu is the same officer whom former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan accused of toppling his government. In such a situation, many meanings are being extracted from Lu’s meeting with Rahul.
Donald Lu is the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the US State Department. However, Rahul has not only met Donald Lu, but he has also discussed with academics, tech experts and many think-tankers. It is being said in the media reports that Rahul Gandhi went to the White House. But due to some reasons this meeting was kept hidden. But it has become clear that the administration of US President Joe Biden has not closed its doors for any opposition leader.
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When Imran was threatened by Donald Lu?
In fact, when Imran Khan’s government fell in April last year, he blamed it on ‘foreign forces’. He even said that America has toppled his government. Not only this, but he also took the name of an officer. The officer named by Imran was Donald Lu. It is said that Imran’s government was toppled through Lu.
The former Prime Minister of Pakistan said that he has been given a threatening message through Pakistan’s ambassador Asad Majeed and has been threatened of dire consequences. After leaving the government, Imran had requested America to remove Lu from his post. However, America did not do so and also rejected the claims of toppling the government.
Who is Donald Lu?
Donald Lu is a Foreign Service Officer with over 30 years of experience working for the US Government. He has been the Deputy Chief of the US Mission in India from 2010 to 2013. Donald is the top diplomat in the State Department on matters of South and Central Asia. He has also been a former ambassador to Kyrgyzstan and Albania. Donald has also served in the US Embassy in India on two different occasions.
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Donald Lu was appointed as the Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs in September 2021. Prior to being ambassador to Albania, he also worked on Ebola in West Africa. Donald served as the State Department’s deputy coordinator on action against Ebola.
From 2001 to 2003, Donald served as deputy director of the Bureau of European Affairs, Office of Central Asian and South Caucus Affairs. He was the Political Officer in Delhi from 1997 to 2000. In Delhi itself, Donald served as Special Assistant to the US Ambassador in 1996-97. Apart from this, he has also worked as Political Officer in Peshawar in 1992 and 1994.