New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Anil Wadhwa, currently serving as Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Italy.
According to an MEA statement, Wadhwa, a 1979-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, is expected to take up his assignment shortly.
He has served as the Indian Ambassador to Poland from March 2004 to August 2007; to Oman from August 2007 to September 2011; and to Thailand from November 2011 to January 2014.
Wadhwa holds a Masters Degree in History with specialisation in Chinese history and Medieval Indian history and architecture. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Chinese, and also knows French.
He has contributed a number of articles, mainly in the field of disarmament and international security, to various newspapers. (ANI)