Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China
India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.
Misri presented a copy of his credentials to Hong Lei, Deputy Director General of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing.
A 1989-batch India Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Misri 54, replaced Gautam Bambawale who retired last November.
Vikram Misri appointed India's ambassador to China
Misri was Indian envoy to Myanmar before China role
Misri has taken the charge of the country's envoy at a time when India and China are trying to deepen their cooperation in various areas, leaving behind 2017 Doklam standoff which was the most serious military face-off in decades.
Before China, Misri served as Indian envoy to Myanmar.
He has served in various capacities at the headquarters of MEA and Prime Minister's office.
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The Indian diplomat has served various missions in Africa, Europe
Misri has also served in various Indian Missions in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America.
He was born on November 7, 1964, in Srinagar.
Misri did his schooling from the Scindia School in Gwalior and earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the Hindu College, University of Delhi.
He is also an MBA from XLRI (Xavier School of Management), Jamshedpur.