India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar is making a big identity for himself and his country India these days.
He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1977.
1979 to 1981: He served as Third Secretary and Second Secretary in the Indian Mission to the Soviet Union in Moscow.
He was appointed as the First Secretary at the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC.
1988 to 1990: He served in Sri Lanka as the first secretary and political advisor of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF).
1990 to 1993: He was Counselor in the Indian Mission in Budapest.
He was Director (Eastern Europe) in the Ministry of External Affairs. In addition, he served as press secretary and speechwriter for the President of India, Shankar Dayal Sharma.
From 1996 to 2000, he was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in Tokyo.
– 2000: He was appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Czech Republic.
From 2004 to 2007, Jaishankar was Joint Secretary (Americas) in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.
From 2007 to 2009, Jaishankar served as India’s High Commissioner to Singapore.
-2012: Jaishankar became India’s longest-serving ambassador to China with a tenure of four and a half years.
Jaishankar was appointed as the Ambassador of India to the United States in September 2013. He succeeded Nirupama Rao on 23 December 2013.
Jaishankar was appointed as the Foreign Secretary of India on 29 January 2015.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is the External Affairs Minister of India since 30 May 2019.
The IFS fraternity wishes its leading lights @HardeepSPuri [IFS:1974] and @DrSJaishankar [IFS:1977] the very best in their next innings in the service of the nation#CabinetAnnouncement2019 pic.twitter.com/1VdxzYuyhe
— Indian Foreign Service (@indiandiplomats) May 30, 2019
On 5 July 2019, he was also elected as the Member of Parliament of India to the Rajya Sabha from the state of Gujarat from the Bharatiya Janata Party.