Published On: Wed, Apr 15th, 2015

Mohan Kumar 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.

Mohan Kumar, currently India's top envoy to Bahrain, has been appointed the next Ambassador to France.

Mohan Kumar, currently India’s top envoy to Bahrain, has been appointed the next Ambassador to France.

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.

Incidentally, before becoming Ambassador to Bahrain in 2010, Mohan Kumar served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in Paris for three years.

PTI

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