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Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

India's new to Misri took charge of the post on Monday and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-ties.

Misri presented a copy of his credentials to Hong Lei, of Protocol at the

He met Wu Jianghao, of Asian Affairs of the and exchanged views on India-bilateral relations, the here tweeted.

A 1989-batch Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Misri 54, replaced who retired in November last year.

Misri has taken the charge of the country's at a time when and are trying to deepen their cooperation in various areas, leaving behind 2017 Doklam standoff which was the most serious military face-off in decades.

Before his appointment as India's to China, Misri served as Indian in

He has served in various capacities at the headquarters of the (MEA) as well as in

He has also served in various Indian Missions in Europe, Africa, and

He was born on November 7, 1964 in He did his schooling from the in Gwalior and earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the Hindu College, Misri is also an MBA from XLRI,

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 11:55 IST