Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani received a copy of the credentials of newly appointed Indian Ambassador P. Kumaran.
According to QNA, the foreign minister wished the ambassador success in his work and hoped for more progress and prosperity to bilateral relations between the two friendly countries.
Kumaran Periasamy, a member of the Indian Foreign Service batch of 1992, has previously served as a passport officer in Bangalore and was joint secretary in the ministry.
Kumaran will replace Sanjiv Arora, who had served as ambassador of India’s embassy here for four years.
India’s Ministry of External Affairs had named new ambassador for the State of Qatar in August this year.
Sanjeev Arora of 1984 IFS batch, was the Indian ambassador to Qatar since 2012.
The Embassy of India, Doha was established in the State of Qatar in 1971. It promotes political, economic and commercial relations between the Republic of India and the State of Qatar.
– Published on: 12 October 2016