Jaishankar picks Shilpak N Ambule as Director, FSO


Shilpak Ambule IFS 2002 MEA

Dr Shilpak N Ambule (IFS:2002) will serve with External Affairs Secretary S Jaishankar as Director, Foreign Secretary Office.

Anbule (Deputy Secretary, EA-I) has spent nearly a decade in China and also served at the Indian Embassy in Beijing as First Secretary. Having pitch-perfect language skills of ‘Mandarins’ (Chinese official language), Ambule had drawn much attention as Indian translator in May 2013 when Chinese premier Li Keqiang had visited India. Sources say that the Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar finds utility in Ambule since his Ambassadorial assignment in China.


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