Arun Singh named as new Indian Ambassador to US


Arun Singh was a Senior IFS officer (1979-batch) and he has been appointed as new Indian Ambassador to US and earlier, he was serving as India’s Ambassador of France in 2013. Arun Singh will succeed S. Jaishankar who was appointed as Foreign Secretary.

  1. The first assignment of Arun Singh in abroad was at the Indian Embassy Moscow from 1981-1982.
  2. Arun Singh has served at the Indian Missions in Addis Ababa and in Tokyo and he also has served as joint secretary in-charge to Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan division in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
  3. He also has served as a Counselor at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office, New York in1993 to 1997.
  4. He had also involved in multilateral social and economic negotiations activity.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 4, 2015