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New Indian envoy to Pak takes charge

india Updated: Nov 02, 2006 18:55 IST
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India's new High Commissioner to Pakistan, Satyabrata Pal, assumed charge of his responsibilities on Thursday, a day after arriving in the Pakistan capital.

Pal takes over from present Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon.

Pal is expected to establish contacts with Pakistani officials before leaving for New Delhi to take part in the Foreign Secretary level talks to be held on November 14 and 15.

Pal was earlier India's Ambassador to South Africa and Deputy High Commissioner in London before assuming his present charge.