Foreign Secretary leads Clean India campaign in MEA

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh wielded the broom and administered the 'Cleanliness Pledge' to the officials as the 'Clean India' campaign kicked off at the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday.

Kashmiri separatists legitimate stakeholders, meeting them a long-standing practice: Pak envoy

Just days after India cancelled a Foreign Secretary-level meeting with Pakistan, Islamabad`s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, on Wednesday stressed that his country was in favour of peace in the region.

Aizaz Chaudhry is Pakistan`s new Foreign Secretary

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cleared the appointment of career diplomat Aizaz Chaudhry, one of the key officials who handled the fallout of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, as Pakistan`s new Foreign Secretary.

Aizaz Chaudhry to be new Pak foreign secretary: Report

Foreign Office spokesman Aizaz Chaudhry is likely to be appointed as Pakistan`s Foreign Secretary, according to a media report.

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh to travel to US next month

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will travel to the US next month for consultations on key bilateral and regional issues including Afghanistan amidst India`s support for Afghan proposal of 15,000 foreign troops staying after 2014.

Sujatha Singh to visit Nepal today

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will embark on a two-day visit to Nepal on Saturday.

NSA, Foreign Secretary to visit Bhutan today

National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and newly appointed Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will arrive in Thimphu on Thursday.

Sujatha Singh takes charge as India’s new foreign secretary

Sujatha Singh assumed charge as India’s next foreign secretary on Thursday.

Sujatha Singh takes charge as Foreign Secretary

Sujatha Singh took charge as India’s foreign secretary on Thursday. The 1976 batch Indian Foreign Service officer will have a fixed tenure of two years.

Britain to train Libyan armed forces

The British army will train up to 2,000 Libyan troops in the country, British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.

PMO relents, Sujata Singh to be next Foreign Secretary

Speculations over who will be the country’s next Foreign Secretary finally comes to an end with Prime Minister Office’s giving its nod for the appointment of India`s Ambassador to Germany, Sujata Singh for the top job.

Ban Ki-moon meets Bangladesh Foreign Secy

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has discussed the current situation in Bangladesh including the forthcoming elections with the country`s visiting Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque, at the UN headquarters in New York.

MFN-status to India: Pakistan speaks of `some reservations`

Stakeholders in Pakistan have "some reservations" about giving Most Favoured Nation-status to India and issue will be discussed at meeting between two sides, Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said.

MEA to induct 500 officers to meet acute shortage

With India`s international engagements expanding at a rapid pace, the Ministry of External Affairs is facing an "acute shortage" of personnel and is planning to induct 500 officers.

Foreign Secy Ranjan Mathai meets Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama and his aides were present at the talks which lasted for about 90 minutes, said a Tibetan official.

‘India, Pak Foreign Secretaries’ meet on June 29’

Ahead of these meetings, the Siachen talks will be held in Islamabad on June 11-12, followed by talks on Sir Creek in New Delhi on 17-18, Jilani said.

Mathai raises the issue of TN fishermen with Lanka

Ending his 3-day visit, Mathai said that
he had taken up the issue of fishermen with his Lankan

Foreign Secy in Sri Lanka on three-day visit

India is likely to take up the issue
of attacks on its fishermen from Tamil Nadu allegedly by the
Sri Lankan Navy during visiting Foreign Secretary Ranjan
Mathai`s crucial talks with the top leadership here.

Mathai takes charge as Foreign Secretary

Ranjan Mathai, India`s former ambassador to France, Monday took over as India`s Foreign Secretary.

Ranjan Mathai to be new foreign secretary

Ending weeks of speculation, the government has decided to appoint Ranjan Mathai, India`s ambassador to France, as the next foreign secretary.