Seasoned diplomat Gaitri I Kumar has been appointed as India’s subsequent Prime Commissioner to the UK, the Exterior Affairs Ministry mentioned on Tuesday.
Ms Kumar, a 1986-batch Indian Overseas Carrier officer, succeeds Ruchi Ghanashyam.
At this time, Ms Kumar is serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the Eu Union.
“She is predicted to take in the project in a while,” the Exterior Affairs Ministry mentioned.
Her appointment to the high-profile publish comes at a time India is having a look at additional increasing ties with the United Kingdom after it got here out of the tough Eu Union.
In her occupation spanning over 30 years, Ms Kumar served in a couple of Indian missions together with in Paris, Kathmandu, Lisbon and Geneva.
She additionally served as Joint Secretary within the Americas department on the ministry”s headquarters in Delhi.
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