Bhubaneswar, January 8 (Localwire): Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Arun Kumar Sahu has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Caribbean island country, the Dominican Republic.
His appointment was approved by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) recently.
The 1996-batch officer Sahu, who is currently serving as the High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is an alumnus of Ravenshaw University in Cuttack and Chandra Sekhar Behera Zilla School in Sambalpur.
He also has a Master’s degree in War in Modern World from King’s College London and a Master’s degree in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Sahu has earlier served as the Deputy High Commissioner at the High Commission of India in Ottawa, Joint Secretary with the MEA and Deputy Director-General of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.