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India names Manish Chauhan as new envoy to Portugal

The information was shared by Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a tweet posted on Wednesday.

Published: 13th January 2021 01:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th January 2021 01:49 PM   |  A+A-

Ambassador to Portugal, Manish Chauhan (L) and Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Ambassador to Portugal, Manish Chauhan (L) and Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). (Photo | Twitter)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Indian government has appointed a new Ambassador, Manish Chauhan, to Portugal.

The information was shared by Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a tweet posted on Wednesday.

"Wishing a valued colleague the very best as he departs for his new assignment in Lisbon. It was a huge pleasure working with Manish Chauhan, JS (UNES) who is proceeding as Ambassador-designate to Portugal," he tweeted.

A 1994 batch IFS (Indian Foreign Service), Manish Chauhan is at present Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, working with UNES (United Nations Economic & Social) Division under MEA.

He is expected to take up the assignment shortly. 



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