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.

Last Updated: Dec 07, 2011, 15:57 PM IST

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