India appoints Mohan kumar as new Ambassador to France


New Delhi: Senior diplomat Mohan Kumar, currently India’s top envoy to Bahrain, has been appointed the next Ambassador to France to succeed Arun Kumar.

A 1981-batch IFS officer, Mohan Kumar is expected to take up his assignment shortly, External Affairs Ministry said today.

The official announcement for Mohan Kumar’s appointment comes six days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to France.

Arun Kumar has been appointed the country’s Ambassador to the US, replacing S Jaishankar.

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