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Deputy NSA Vikram Misri named India’s next Foreign Secretary

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Deputy National Security Adviser Vikram Misri was named as the next Foreign Secretary of India on Friday. (Photo: TOI)

Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) Vikram Misri was on Friday named as the next Foreign Secretary, The Indian Express reported.

Misri, a 1989 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, will take charge as the 35th Foreign Secretary of India with effect from July 15.

 “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Misri, Deputy NSA in the National Security Council Secretariat, to the post of Foreign Secretary with effect from July 15,” said an order issued by the Personnel Ministry.

He will succeed Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who was given a six-month extension in March this year.



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