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Jaishankar is India`s new envoy to China

Last Updated: Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 09:38

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.
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.


First Published: Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 09:38
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