Vinay Kwatra appointed as the new Foreign Secretary

  • The Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as the next Foreign Secretary.
  • He is set to take over the position on April 30, the day present Foreign Secretary Harshvardhan Shringla retires.
  • The foreign secretary is the administrative head of the Ministry of External Affairs, and is the principal adviser to the minister of external affairs on all matters of policy and administration within the External Affairs Ministry.