IFS diplomat Vikram Misri of 1989 batch, who is currently Ambassador of India to Myanmar has been appointed as the next Ambassador of lndia to the People’s Republic of China.
A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2018 that he will take up the assignment shortly, without giving further details.
Misri will take over the charge from Gautam Bambawale, who retires this year. Misri has previously served as Ambassador to Spain, Private Secretary to former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and as Private Secretary to PM Narendra Modi from May 2014 to July 2014.
He had also served at various Indian Missions in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. Misri studied in Srinagar and is fluent in English, Kashmiri and French.