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India appoints envoys to Italy, Denmark, Belgium and EU

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today appointed ambassadors to three European countries, Italy, and Belgium.

Gaitri Issar Kumar, a 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has been appointed as India's next ambassador to Belgium. She will also be accredited as India's ambassador to the European Union (EU), the external affairs ministry said.

While Reenat Sandhu, a 1989-batch IFS officer, will head India's diplomatic mission in Italy, Ajit Vinayak Gupte from the 1991 batch, who is presently joint secretary in the ministry, has been appointed as ambassador to

The new appointees are expected to take up their respective assignments shortly, the ministry added.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 14:22 IST