Once again the Ministry of External Affairs is going to witness a major reshuffle which will be third one since September. Anil Wadhwa, Secretary(East) has been appointed as the next Indian ambassador to Italy while India’s ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha has been called back to headquarters in New Delhi; he will be next Secretary(Economic Relations).
Indian envoy to Vietnam, Preeti Saran will be new Secretary (East), while Sujata Mehta, Secretary( Economic Relations) has been tipped to replace Navtej Sarna as Secretary (West). Sarna has been appointed as India’s envoy to the United Kingdom. Amrendra Kathua has been appointed as the next dean of the Foreign Service Institute.