India has appointed Pavan Kapoor as its next Ambassador to the UAE.
He will replace Navdeep Singh Suri, who’s been heading the Indian mission here since October 2016.
According to India’s External Affairs Ministry, Kapoor will take up the new assignment shortly.
The 1990 cadre Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer has served in different capacities in the Indian missions in Moscow, Kyiv, London and Geneva.
He has also served in the Ministry of External Affairs and the Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi.
Absolutely delighted over the appointment of my dear friend and colleague Amb. Pavan Kapoor as India's next ambassador to UAE. All the very best for taking this rapidly growing relationship to new heights. And yes, you will be busy! pic.twitter.com/27XVawIllE— Navdeep Suri (@navdeepsuri) August 28, 2019