Pavan Kapoor appointed as India’s ambassador to Russia

Pavan Kapoor headed the Indian Embassy in Moscow on 22nd of November, 2021. Previously, His Excellency was the Ambassador of the Republic of India to the United Arab Emirates from October 2019 to November 2021. In a diplomatic career spanning over three decades, Ambassador Kapoor has served in different capacities in the Indian Missions in Moscow, London, Geneva, Tel Aviv apart from serving in the Ministry of External Affairs and the Prime Minister’s Office in New Delhi.

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, Pavan Kapoor received copies of his credentials from the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov. Within the framework of the meeting, the sides discussed an approach to further strengthening of Russian-Indian relations, topical global and regional problems, as well as a schedule of upcoming contacts.