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