Published On: Mon, Jun 8th, 2020

Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as India’s Ambassador to Switzerland

New Delhi: Monika Kapil Mohta has today been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland.

IFS officer Monika Kapil Mohta

She is presently the Ambassador of India to Sweden.

She is expected to take up the assignment shortly, according to Ministry of External Affairs.

Mohta, 1985 batch IFS officer, has served as the Ambassador of India to Poland and Lithuania from July 2011 to January 2015.

Prior to that, she served as the Director of The Nehru Centre and Minister (Culture) at the High Commission of India to the United Kingdom from 2006 to 2011.

In the Ministry of External Affairs, she has served in many different positions including Additional Secretary/Joint Secretary (Southern Division), Director (Pakistan), Director (Gulf), Director (External Publicity) and Deputy Spokesperson, Director (United Nations).

She has also served at Indian Embassies in France, Nepal and Thailand, and in the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO.

She has also served at Indian Embassies in France, Nepal and Thailand, and in the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO in Paris.

Mohta was born in New Delhi and after completing her schooling from the Air Force School, she graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and obtained her Master’s degree from the same university.

She got married to Dr. Madhup Mohta, a medical doctor, author and career diplomat.

They have a son, Siddhaant, and a daughter, Sanskriti.

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