New Delhi [India], Sep 28 (ANI): The Centre on Friday announced the appointment of India’s current Ambassador to Myanmar, Vikram Misri, as the next Ambassador of India to the People’s Republic of China. Also Read - Border Trade With Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar Continues Despite Ban on Movement

Misri is a career diplomat from the 1989 batch of the Indian Foreign Service, and has served in various capacities at the Headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, in the Prime Minister’s Office in New Delhi and in various Indian Missions abroad in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. Also Read - Donald Trump Suspends All Travel Between the US and Europe for 30 Days Over Coronavirus, UK Exempted

Misri will be replacing Gautam Bambawale, who was India’s Ambassador to China until now. Bambawale held charge of the position of Joint Secretary (East Asia) in the Ministry of External Affairs from December 2009 to July 2014. Also Read - Delhi Police Arrests PFI Member for Spreading ‘False Propaganda’ During Anti-CAA Protests

In the position, Bambawale was responsible for relations with Japan, China and South Korea amongst other countries. He has also served as India’s Ambassador to Bhutan and as the High Commissioner of India to Pakistan. (ANI)

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