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Modi 2.0 Cabinet: S Jaishankar, diplomat, then corporate, now a minister

Jaishankar is said to have been instrumental in several high-profile diplomatic wins for India - locking the Indo-US Nuclear Agreement in 2006, the infamous Devyani Khobragade case, Tarapur nuclear

Modi 2.0 Cabinet: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the diplomat-corporate-minister
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Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday took oath of office at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Raisina Hill.

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was a career diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service and retired as Foreign Secretary in January 2018. He then joined Tata Sons as President, Global Corporate Affairs. He was India's Ambassador to the USA, China, Czech Republic, and Singapore at different points of time. 

Jaishankar is said to have been instrumental in several high-profile diplomatic wins for India viz. locking the Indo-US Nuclear Agreement in 2006, the infamous Devyani Khobragade case, Tarapur nuclear fuel issue etc.

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 7:43 PM IST

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