In a significant diplomatic move, Robert Shetkintong, the current Ambassador of India to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, has been designated as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mozambique. This strategic appointment marks a key transition for Shetkintong, a seasoned diplomat and a 2001 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer.
Shetkintong’s diplomatic career has been characterized by a commitment to fostering international relations and representing India on the global stage. Having served as Ambassador to Ethiopia, he has played a curial role in strengthening bilateral ties between India and Ethiopia during his tenure.
As the Ambassador to Ethiopia, Shetkintong navigated complex diplomatic challenges and contributed to the deepening of economic, political and cultural cooperation between the two nations. His efforts have not only strengthened India’s presence in the Horn of Africa but have also laid the groundwork for sustained collaboration in various sectors.
New Role in Mozambique
The decision to appoint Shetkintong as the High Commissioner to Mozambique underscores the government’s confidence in his diplomatic acumen. Mozambique, with its growing significance in the Indian Ocean region, presents a unique set od opportunities and challenges. Shetkintong’s wealth of experience positions him well to navigate the intricacies of this new assignment.
Shetkintong’s Carrer as IFS Officer
Belonging to the 2001 batch of the Indian Foreign Service, Shetkintong’s career has been marked by dedication and excellence. His journey from an entry-level diplomat to a High Commissioner reflects not only his individual achievements but also the strength and capability of India’s diplomatic corps.
Important Questions to Exams
Q1. Who has been designated as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mozambique?
Sol. Robert Shetkintong has been designated to the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mozambique.
Q2. What is Shetkintong’s current diplomatic position?
Sol. He currently serves as the Ambassador of India to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
Q3. Which batch of the Indian Foreign Service does Shetkintong belong to?
Sol. He belongs to the 2011 batch of the Indian Foreign Serice.