Harsha Bardhan Shringla, next foreign secretary of India

International Desk, Barta24.com
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Immediate past Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsha Bardhan Shringla has been appointed as the next foreign secretary of India.

Shringla, now ambassador of India to the USA will take over his new assignment on January 29 of the next year as the incumbent foreign secretary Bijoy Keshab Gokhle will retire on that day, according to NDTV quoting a South Block source.

Shringla will return to New Delhi on January 29. He is a career diplomat of Indian Foreign Service of 1984 batch. He has a long span of 35 years of experience as diplomat working in Thailand, France, Vietnam, Israel, South Africa besides Bangladesh.