Navdeep Singh Suri – an Arabic and French speaker, has a masters degree in economics and has written on India’s Africa policy, on public diplomacy and on the IT outsourcing industry. Suri is taking up India’s top diplomat’s post here when the two nations have elevated their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership. On October 2, New Delhi said Shaikh Mohammad will be the chief guest at the Indian Republic Day on January 26, 2017.
The ambassador designate is eager to take up his new role at a time when India and UAE relations are witnessing an unprecedented upswing. “I look forward to the new assignment at such an important time in our bilateral relations,” Navdeep Singh Suri, who is currently serving as the Indian High Commissioner to Australia, tweeted on Monday.
As per available data 2.2 million Indians live in the UAE.
My sincere wishes to him for a successful tenure in the UAE.
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Research data and links: Ramesh Menon, Abu Dhabi