Jawed Ashraf to be India's new envoy to France
Seasoned diplomat Jawed Ashraf was on Wednesday appointed India's next Ambassador to France.
New Delhi: Seasoned diplomat Jawed Ashraf was on Wednesday appointed India's next Ambassador to France.
Ashraf, a 1991-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is presently serving as Indian High Commissioner to Singapore.
Jawed Ashraf has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to France. @DynamiteNews_— Manoj TibrewalAakash (@Manoj_Tibrewal) February 26, 2020
"He is expected to take up the assignment shortly," the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Ashraf succeeds Vinay Mohan Kwatra as India's Ambassador to France, considered a crucial posting in view of rising strategic ties between the two countries.
Kwatra has been appointed India's Ambassador to Nepal.(PTI)