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New Indian High Commissioner arrives in Dhaka

Diplomatic Correspondent |
Update: 2022-09-22 18:04:32
New Indian High Commissioner arrives in Dhaka

Pranay Kumar Verma, newly appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday (Sep 22).

The new High Commissioner recently served as Ambassador of India to Vietnam.

He will formally take up the assignment shortly after submitting his credentials to President Abdul Hamid.

Pranay Verma joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994 and has held diplomatic assignments in Hong Kong, San Francisco, Beijing, Kathmandu and Washington DC.

He has served as the Joint Secretary of the East Asia Division at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi since June 2017.

Earlier, he also served as the Joint Secretary for external relations at the Department of Atomic Energy looking after India's nuclear diplomacy.

BDST: 1804 HRS, SEP 22, 2022

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