Vikram Doraiswami is being appointed as the new High Commissioner of India in Dhaka

The Indian government is going to appoint Vikram Doraiswami as the next High Commissioner in Dhaka. The Indian English daily Hindustan Times reported on Sunday that Vikram Doraiswamy will replace Riva Ganguly Das in Dhaka.

Reva Ganguly Das, the current High Commissioner of India to Dhaka, may join as the Secretary (East) of the Ministry of External Affairs of the country. Vijay Thakur Singh, who is the Secretary (East) of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, is retiring in September.

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Riva Ganguly Das joined as the 15th High Commissioner of India in Dhaka in January 2019.

Vikram Doraiswamy is a 92nd batch officer of the Indian Foreign Cadre. Prior to joining as Additional Secretary, he served as Joint Secretary, Bangladesh-Myanmar (BM) Division, Ministry of External Affairs, India.

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