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June 9, 2020

IFS officer of 1985 batch Monika will be next Indian Ambassador to Switzerland

New Delhi- Ms. Monika Kapil Mohta, presently Ambassador of India to Sweden, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland.She was born in New Delhi . She is graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and obtained her Masters degree from the same university. She joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1985.Mohta served as Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary (South) in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, and looked after Indias relations with a large part of the Asia-Pacific region. She was charged with all political and bilateral matters relating to Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and all Pacific Island countries. She also headed the division in the Foreign Ministry charged with looking after work relating to the development of the new Nalanda University. She was Deputy Dean of the Indian Foreign Service Institute.
She was Ambassador of India to Poland and Lithuania from July 2011 to January 2015. She served as the Director of The Nehru Centre and Minister (Culture) at the High Commission of India to the United Kingdom from 2006 to 2011, looking after cultural and community affairs for India in the UK.