Jaishankar will succeed Nirupama Rao, who takes over as India's foreign secretary August 01.
Jaishankar is the son of veteran strategic thinker and analyst K Subrahmanyam.
Surie will succeed Shiv Shankar Mukherjee in London. Mukherjee retires from the foreign service next month.
With these key ambassadorial postings, the process of top-level reshuffle under way in the Ministry for the past few months is complete.
New Delhi: India's Ambassador to Singapore S Jaishankar was on Friday named the envoy to Beijing and Nalin Surie, secretary (west) in the External Affairs Ministry, is New Delhi's new high commissioner in London.
First Published: Saturday, July 25, 2009, 09:38