Monika Mohta goes to Warsaw as Ambassador of India

Monika Kapil Mohta, India`s new ambassador to Poland was given a warm send off by her colleagues at the Indian mission in London where she also served at the Nehru Centre.

Last Updated: Jun 16, 2011, 17:48 PM IST

London: Monika Kapil Mohta, India`s new ambassador to Poland was given a warm send off by her colleagues at the Indian mission in London where she also served at the Nehru Centre.

Mohta, who has been Director of the Nehru Centre and
Minister, Culture in the Indian High Commission for the last
four and a half years described her tenure as "very fulfilling
and very productive" and thanked the staff of the Centre for
their support.

"I move on to Warsaw as head of the mission and after
26 years my learning process is about to begin," she said.

Describing her as "wonderful people`s person",
Baroness Shriela Flather said last night: "We are sorry to
lose you but Poles are going to adore you".

Gowri Shankar, the Deputy Director of the Centre, will
be incharge pending appointment of her successor.

She said during her tenure here she had tried to
provide better programme content, reach out to other cultural
bodies and audience building.

PTI