New Delhi: Senior diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu has been appointed India's ambassador to the US. This data was given by the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday. Sandhu, a 1988 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is presently the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka. He will exchange Harshvardhan Shringla in Washington. Shringla has been made the brand new Foreign Secretary of India.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA): Taranjit Singh Sandhu (IFS: 1988), presently High Commissioner of India, Colombo has been appointed as the subsequent Ambassador of India to the United States of America. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/yDfZgwEfvw
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Earlier, there have been studies that the Ministry of External Affairs is sending Taranjit Singh Sandhu to Washington DC, Javed Ashraf to France and Ravish Kumar to Austria, making main modifications within the deployment of ambassadors. These transfers have taken place at a time when India stays within the worldwide information attributable to a number of main selections taken within the second time period of the Modi authorities. <! –
The central authorities has needed to resent the Western media on the problem of reorganization of the state, ban on cellular web in Kashmir and detention of politicians by repealing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
Talking about Sandhu, he has beforehand served as Deputy Chief within the Indian Embassy in Washington DC. The authorities will ship Gopal Bagle to Colombo to exchange Sandhu, who’s presently dealing with duty on the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in New Delhi.