Gautam Bambawale named India's Ambassador to China

National | Oct. 13, 2017, 6:57 a.m.

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New Delhi, Oct 13: In a significant development following the Doklam standoff between the Indian and Chinese troops on the India-China-Bhutan international trijunction, Gautam Bambawale, India's High Commissioner to Pakistan, has been appointed the country's new Ambassador to China.

A 1984 batch IFS officer, Bambawale is expected to take up the new assignment shortly, the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Bambawale knows Mandarin Chinese and has served in Hong Kong and Beijing earlier.

IANS

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