New Delhi, Dec 20: India's incumbent envoy to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla was on Thursday appointed as the new ambassador to the United States.
"He is expected to take up the assignment shortly," an MEA announcement said here.
According to sources, Mr Shringla has in the past also served in Indian missions in Paris, Hanoi and Tel Aviv.
He also served as Minister and Counselor in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, New York.
Mr Shringla also served as India's envoy to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative of India to UNESCAP. (UNI)