Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka likely to be promoted

Sunday, 31 March 2013 - 8:10


The Indian government has cleared the decks to appoint its Ambassador to Sri Lanka Ashok K Kantha as the new secretary in the ministry of external affairs in India.


He will be in-charge of East Asia.


His name has been sent for approval to the appointments committee of the Union Cabinet that approves all secretary- level appointments in the government.