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India names new envoy to Brazil

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Ashok Das, a 1987 batch (IFS) officer, was on Tuesday named India's new to

Das, presently in the External Affairs Ministry, is expected to take up his assignment shortly, according to a ministry statement.

Das earlier served as India's to He has also served in the Indian diplomatic missions in Portugal, Cambodia, US, and

Both and are members of the BRICS economic grouping that also includes China, and Both are also, along with and Japan, in the G4, which is seeking permanent membership for its participants in a reformed and expanded

and Brazil, along with South Africa, are part of the IBSA Dialogue Forum that is aimed at promoting South-South cooperation and greater understanding between African, Asian and South American countries.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 20:30 IST