Vishnu Prakash named new envoy to S Korea

Vishnu Prakash, the spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry, has been named as India`s next Ambassador to South Korea.

New Delhi: Vishnu Prakash, the spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry, has been named as India`s next Ambassador to South Korea.

The External Affairs Ministry Wednesday announced Prakash`s appointment as India`s next envoy in Seoul. "He is expected to take up his assignment shortly," the Ministry said.

Syed Akbaruddin, a senior diplomat who was earlier in Vienna with the International Atomic Energy Agency, is likely to succeed Prakash as the Ministry spokesperson.

IANS

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