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A former diplomat who served as Foreign Secretary, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was inducted into narendra Modi's cabinet as a Union Minister of External affairs in 2019. Prior to diving into Indian Political Sphere, he served as Indian Ambassador to the United States, China and the Czech Republic. In addition to this eminent portfolio, he also served as High Commissioner to Singapore (2007–09). Jaishankar also played a vital role in negotiating the Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement.
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Date of Birth
09 Jan 1955 (Age 67)
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New Delhi, India
Bharatiya Janta Party
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Jaishankar is the longest-serving Indian ambassador to China and played pivotal role in reinforcing economic, trade and cultural relations between the two countries.
Jaishankar speaks Russian, English, Tamil, Hindi, conversational Japanese, and some Hungarian.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was second of the six ambassadors who presented their credentials to Obama one by one in a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an ambassador's service in Washington.
On 5 July 2019, he was elected as Member of Indian Parliament from Bhartiya Janata Party to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat state.
He was inducted into Narendra Modi's cabinet as a Union Minister of External affairs.
Jaishankar was appointed as Foreign Secretary of India on 29 January 2015.
Jaishankar was appointed as India's Ambassador to United States in September 2013. He took charge on 23 December 2013 succeeding Nirupama Rao.
Jaishankar became India's longest-serving ambassador to China, with a four-and-a-half year term.
From 2007 to 2009, Jaishankar served as India's High Commissioner to Singapore.
From 2004 to 2007, Jaishankar was Joint Secretary (Americas) at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.
He was appointed India's ambassador to the Czech Republic.
From 1996 to 2000, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in Tokyo.
He was the Director (East Europe) in the Ministry of External Affairs. Also, he served as press secretary and speechwriter for President of India Shankar Dayal Sharma.
1990 to 1993: He was the Counsellor at the Indian mission in Budapest.
1988 to 1990: he served in Sri Lanka as First Secretary and political adviser to the Indian Peacekeeping Force (IPKF).
He was appointed as the first secretary at the Indian embassy in Washington, D.C.
1979 to 1981: He served as third secretary and second secretary in the Indian mission to the Soviet Union in Moscow.
He Joined Indian Foreign Service.
He was proffered the Padma Shri in 2019.
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