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Diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed new Indian ambassador to US: MEA

At present, Shringla is serving as Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan Shringla.  Photo: ANI Twitter Handle
Harsh Vardhan Shringla | Photo: ANI Twitter Handle

Seasoned diplomat Harsh Vardhan was Thursday appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United States.

Shringla, a 1984-batch diplomat will succeed Navtej Sarna.

"He is expected to take up the assignment shortly," the Ministry of External Affairs said.

At present, is serving as Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

Senior diplomat Riva Ganguly Das, presently Director General of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, has been appointed as new High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 13:55 IST