Correspondent in New Delhi,
India has confirmed the appointment of Vikram Kumar Doraiswami as the new envoy to Bangladesh.
A Ministry of External Affairs statement said he will take up his new assignment shortly. He succeeds Riva Ganguly Das who became India’s High Commissioner in March 2019.
Vikram a career diplomat is currently Additional Secretary in the MEA.
The change in Dhaka comes amid widespread media reports of a low in ties between the two South Asian neighbours and just over a year since Riva Ganguly Das took charge in Dhaka.