Arindam Bagchi Is India’s Next Ambassador To UN

Here is an important update for Indian citizens Arindam Bagchi will be the next ambassador to the UN in Geneva. Yes, you heard it right, Arindam Bagchi will represent India in the United Nations which means Bagchi will be replaced from his current position in the Ministry of External Affairs. It was announced that Arindam Bagchi has been appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations and other international bodies operating in Geneva. The announcement of Arindam Bagchi as India’s ambassador to the UN left the people to know more about him. Who is Arindam Bagchi? We have explained everything in the further given sections. Keep reading this article.

Arindam Bagchi

On October 16, Monday, the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) announced the appointment of career diplomat Arindam Bagchi as the next ambassador to the UN and related international bodies. However, the MEA did not mention when will Arindam Bagchi take over the assignment but it is said that he will soon replace the incumbent representative of India to the UN. The date of his taking the charge has not been disclosed yet. Arindam Bagchi will be the successor of Indra Mani Panday who is the incumbent Indian representative to the UN in Geneva.

Mani Panday was announced as the envoy to the UN in July 2020. After serving three years in Geneva, Mani Pandey will come back to New Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs officially announced, “Arindam Bagchi (IFS:1995), presently Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, has been appointed as the next Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to the¬†United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva,” The MEA further added, He is expected to take up the assignment shortly,” Shift to the next section and read who is Arindam Bagchi.

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Who is Arindam Bagchi?

Arindam Bagchi is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer from the 1955 batch. Notably, Bagchi was appointed as the MEA spokesperson back in March 2020, at the time when the country was struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Bagchi is famous for deftly handling media discussions around crucial topics such as the Sino-Indian border row in eastern Ladakh, New Delhi’s G20 presidency, and the Indian government’s COVID-19 strategy, during his tenure. Bagchi had also discharged duties as the Indian envoy in eastern Europe’s Croatia and deputy high commissioner in Sri Lanka prior to serving as the MEA spokesperson. Stay tuned.

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