Moscow: Wing Commmander Anjali Singh has become India’s first female military diplomat to be posted in any Indian mission abroad. She has been sent to Moscow to join the Indian Embassy in Russia by the Indian Air Force as a Deputy Air Attache.
“Wing Commander Anjali Singh joined @IndEmbMoscow on 10th Sep as the Deputy Air Attache. She enjoys the distinction of being the first female Indian Armed Forces Officer to be posted as a military diplomat in any of the Indian missions abroad,” the Indian embassy in Moscow tweeted.
Singh is an AE(L) officer with 17 years service and is trained on MiG-29 aircraft.
” Wg Cdr Anjali is an AE(L) officer with 17 yrs of service. She is trained on MiG-29 aircraft.”
Wg Cdr Anjali is an AE(L) officer with 17 yrs of service. She is trained on MiG-29 aircraft. @MEAIndia @IndianDiplomacy @ANI @PTI_News @WIONews @IAF_MCC @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia @RT_com @SputnikInt @tass_agency @riabreakingnews pic.twitter.com/WFOYwDSaoe
— India in Russia (@IndEmbMoscow) September 16, 2019
An air attache is an Air Force officer who is part of a diplomatic mission, usually assumed by a high-ranking officer. The post typically represents the chief of his home air force in the foreign country.