Venu Rajamony appointed India’s Ambassador to Netherlands

Tuesday, May 9, 2017,10:41 IST By joji A A A

New Delhi | Seasoned diplomat Venu Rajamony, currently the Press Secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee, has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to the Netherlands.
The announcement of his appointment was made by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) tonight.
A 1986 Indian Foreign Service (IFS) batch officer, Rajamony is expected to take up his assignment shortly, the ministry said.
Rajamony has served as Joint Secretary, heading the Multilateral Institutions Division of the Department of Economic Affairs in the Finance Ministry.
He has also served in the Indian mission in Hong Kong as well as the Indian Embassy in Beijing.
The ministry also announced the appointment of Pooja Kapur, a 1996 IFS batch officer and presently a Joint Secretary in the MEA, as the next Indian envoy to Bulgaria.
She is also expected to take up her assignment shortly.

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