India names Manish Chauhan as new envoy to Portugal

NEW DELHI: The Indian government has appointed a new Ambassador, Manish Chauhan, to Portugal.

The information was shared by Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a tweet posted on Wednesday.

“Wishing a valued colleague the very best as he departs for his new assignment in Lisbon. It was a huge pleasure working with Manish Chauhan, JS (UNES) who is proceeding as Ambassador-designate to Portugal,” he tweeted.

A 1994 batch IFS (Indian Foreign Service), Manish Chauhan is at present Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, working with UNES (United Nations Economic & Social) Division under MEA.

He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.