Anupam Ray to be India’s new permanent representative at UN Conference on Disarmament

08:19 AM Dec 30, 2021 | PTI |

New Delhi: Senior diplomat Anupam Ray has been appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday.


Ray, a 1994-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently serving as a joint secretary in the MEA’s headquarters in Delhi.
“Anupam Ray (IFS:1994), presently joint secretary in the ministry, has been appointed as the next ambassador/PR (permanent representative) of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva,” the MEA said in a statement.

It said he is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

Ray will succeed Pankaj Sharma.
Sharma, a 1991-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to Mexico


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