Question- Who is appointed as Permanent Representative of India to the UN recently by the Foreign Ministry?
- Vikas Swarup
- Syed Akbaruddin
- Ashok Mukherjee
- Ajay Malhotra
- Syed Akbaruddin, currently Additional Secretary in the Ministry, has been appointed as the next Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations at New York.
- Akbaruddin will replace Ashok Kumar Mukerji. A 1985 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Akbaruddin has served as the official spokesperson of the MEA from 2011 to April 2015.
- He was the director at Foreign Secretary’s Office of the Ministry from 2004 to 2005.