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Birender Singh Yadav appointed as Indian Ambassador to Iraq

ANI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 26, 2019, 3:52 pm IST
Updated Oct 26, 2019, 3:52 pm IST
A 1997-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Yadav is expected to take up the assignment shortly, a statement by the MEA read. (Photo: ANI | Representational)
 A 1997-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Yadav is expected to take up the assignment shortly, a statement by the MEA read. (Photo: ANI | Representational)

New Delhi: Birender Singh Yadav has been appointed as India's next Ambassador to Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday.

A 1997-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Yadav is expected to take up the assignment shortly, a statement by the MEA read.

Meanwhile, the MEA on Friday also announced the appointment of Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi as India's next High Commissioner to Samoa.

Pardeshi, who is already serving as the Ambassador to New Zealand, will concurrently work as the next High Commissioner to Samoa, with residence in Wellington.

He is a 1991-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer.

 

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