The Modi authorities has determined to appoint Rudrendra Tandon as the brand new envoy to Afghanistan and Vikram Doraiswami as excessive commissioner to Dhaka.
Tandon, a 1994 batch Indian Overseas Service officer is thought-about an Afghanistan specialist with stints in Kabul, Jalalabad and has headed Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran desk within the exterior affairs ministry. He is at the moment the Indian envoy to ASEAN at Jakarta. Tandon replaces Vinay Kumar who has carried out admirably with the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan after putting a take care of Taliban insurgents.
Vikram Doraiswami, who is the Extra Secretary incharge of Worldwide Organisations and Summits on the overseas ministry, heads to bangladesh capital Dhaka, one of many closest allies of New Delhi. Doraiswami is a 1992 batch officer.
Doraiswami replaces Reena Das who is seemingly to take over as Secretary East on the exterior affairs ministry when the incumbent Vijai Thakur Singh retires in September.