Ruchira Kamboj named new Permanent Representative to UNESCO

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 18:07

New Delhi: Ruchira Kamboj, currently the Chief of Protocol, has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO, Paris, with the rank of Ambassador.

The 1987-batch IFS officer, Kamboj will succeed V S Oberoi, an External Affairs Ministry release said.

"She is expected to take up her assignment shortly," it said.

Earlier, Vijay Keshav Gokhale, currently India`s High Commissioner to Malaysia, was appointed as the next Ambassador to Germany.

Gokhale is a 1981-batch IFS officer.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 18:07

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