Ruchira Kamboj, a 1987 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer is currently serving as India’s envoy to Bhutan.
Ruchira Kamboj, currently serving as India’s envoy to Bhutan, T.S. Tirumurti’s senior diplomat as Indian Ambassador to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj was on Tuesday appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Ms. Kamboj, a 1987 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer is currently serving as India’s envoy to Bhutan.
She will succeed T.S. In a brief statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said that Tirumurti is expected to take charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United Nations very soon. He began his diplomatic journey in Paris, France, where he was posted as the Third Secretary in the Indian Embassy in France from 1989–1991. During this period, he studied French and then served as Second Secretary at the Indian Embassy in France.
She then returned to Delhi, where she served as Under Secretary in the Europe West Division of the Ministry of External Affairs of India from 1991–96, working with France, Britain, the Benelux countries, Italy, Spain and Portugal. In this capacity, he also handled India’s relations with the Commonwealth of Nations, representing the country at the 14th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand in October 1995.
From 1996–1999, he served as First Secretary (Economic and Commercial) in Mauritius and as Chief of Chancery at the Indian High Commission in Port Louis. She was also associated with Prime Minister Deve Gowda’s state visit to Mauritius in 1998, as well as Prime Minister IK Gujral’s state visit to South Africa in 1997, when she was sent on special duty to South Africa to assist with the visit.
Returning to Delhi, he served as Deputy Secretary in charge of Foreign Service Personnel and Cadre and later Director in the Ministry of External Affairs from June 1999 to March 2002, one of the longest serving tenures in this key administrative position in the Ministry, there was one.