Ambassadors of India

Seasoned Envoys appointed to India’s Kabul and Dhaka missions

On July 12, 2020, PM Modi appointed two seasoned envoys to Bangladesh and Afghanistan Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami, a 1992 batch IFS (Indian Foreign Service) officer has been appointed as India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh. The officer had earlier handled ties ..


Indra Mani Pandey is India’s new Permanent Representative to UN

On July 1, 2020, diplomat Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations. Highlights Indra Mani Pandey is a 1990 Indian Foreign Officer and is currently serving as an additional secretary in the Ministry ..


Sun Weidong appointed as China’s new Ambassador to India

China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong as its new envoy to India. He is an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure in Beijing as the Indian ambassador from ..

Navin Chawla authors book ‘Every Vote Counts-The Story of India’s Elections’

The book titled “Every Vote Counts-The Story of India’s Elections” has been authored by former Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla. It was launched by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in New Delhi. This book is about how the ..

Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed as new Indian Ambassador to US

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, a 1984-batch Indian Foreign Service diplomat, has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the United States (US). He will succeed Navtej Sarna. Presently, Shringla is the High Commissioner to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. ..

Pankaj Sharma appointed as India’s Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament

Pankaj Sharma has been appointed India’s Ambassador & permanent representative to United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. Sharma is currently the joint secretary (Disarmament and International Security Division) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He will replace Amandeep ..