Riva Ganguly Das🔊 Named India's High Commissioner to 🇧🇩Bangladesh

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Riva Ganguly Das, Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) at present, has been named as India's new High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

A 1986 batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Ms Das is expected to take up her new assignment shortly, according to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry.

She will succeed Mr Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who has been appointed as the new Indian Ambassador to the US.

Ms Das's appointment assumes significance as Bangladesh is seen as a crucial neighbour under New Delhi's Neighbourhood First Policy.

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