Randhir Jaiswal, Former New York CG Named Foreign Affairs Spokesperson
NEW DELHI (ANI) – The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi has passed on the baton to Randhir Jaiswal, who assumed the charge as official MEA spokesperson on January 3.
Jaiswal previously recently served as Consul General in New York and was praised for being actively involved in the repatriation of Indian Americans during the pandemic and how the mission adjusted to the unprecedented global health crisis.
Jaiswal, an officer of the 1998 batch of the Indian Foreign Service has served in Portugal, Cuba, South Africa, and at India’s permanent mission to the UN in New York.
Earlier in October, MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi was appointed India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva.