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IFS officer Raveesh Kumar to be next ministry of external affairs spokesperson

Raveesh Kumar will be the next spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs.

india Updated: Jul 21, 2017 23:08 IST
PTI, New Delhi
Raveesh Kumar,Ministry of external affairs,Frankfurt Consul General of India
Raveesh Kumar will replace Gopal Baglay in the ministry of external affairs.(Twitter: Raveesh Kumar)

Raveesh Kumar, a 1995-batch IFS officer who is currently posted in Frankfurt as Consul General of India, is understood to be the next spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs.

Kumar will replace Gopal Baglay, who was on Friday appointed the joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office.

The IFS officer started his career at the Indian Mission in Jakarta. It was followed by a stint in Thimphu and London.

During his previous tenure in Delhi, he looked after the East Asia desk.

First Published: Jul 21, 2017 23:08 IST