India names new envoy to Afghanistan

Vinay Kumar was on Thursday named India's new Ambassador to Afghanistan.

India names new envoy to Afghanistan
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New Delhi: Vinay Kumar, a 1992-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, was on Thursday named India's new Ambassador to Afghanistan.

He will replace Manpreet Vohra in Kabul.

Kumar, currently a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, is expected to take up his assignment shortly, a Ministry statement said.

India is a major developmental aid partner of Afghanistan and is playing a leading role in the reconstruction of the war-ravaged country.
 

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