India’s new envoy to Iran named

Saurabh Kumar, an IFS officer of 1989 batch, was appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Iran on Monday. The officer is currently posted as a joint secretary inthe National Security Council Secretariat. He is expected to take up his assignment soon.
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Updated on May 25, 2015 10:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Saurabh Kumar, an IFS officer of 1989 batch, was appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Iran on Monday. The officer is currently posted as a joint secretary in


the National Security Council Secretariat. He is expected to take up his assignment soon.



Notwithstanding US objections, India had earlier this month signed a crucial agreement with Iran for the development of the strategically important Chabahar port which will give India sea-land access route to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.

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