Navtej Sarna given extension as Ambassador to US

Navtej Singh Sarna IFS
Navtej Singh Sarna IFS

Shri Navtej Singh Sarna IFS (1980) presently posted as Ambassador of India to the United States of America due to retire this November has been given extension by one year.

Shri Sarna  had taken charge after Arun Kumar Singh retired . Both Sarna and Singh are former Indian ambassadors to Israel, underlying the importance of a posting in Tel Aviv which is one of Washington’s closest allies.

Shri Sarna has had a previous posting in Washington when he was Minister for Press, Information and Culture between 1998 and 2002.Before moving to London, he  was Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs where he oversaw the successful hosting last October of the India-Africa Forum Summit that was attended by a record number of 53 African countries. wishes  Shri N S Sarna the very best.


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