New Delhi: Former spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar has been appointed India’s next Ambassador to Finland.
Kumar, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1995 batch, currently serves as the Joint Secretary in the MEA.
“He is expected to take up the assignment shortly,” the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Before becoming the MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar was serving as Consul General of India in Frankfurt. Kumar started his career at the Indian Mission in Jakarta and it was followed by his postings in Thimpu and London.
In Finland, he succeeds Vani Rao.