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Who has taken charge as India's new ambassador to China?

[A]. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
[B]. Vikram Misri
[C]. Debashish Chakravarti
[D]. Arjan Singh

Answer: Option B


India's new ambassador to China, Vikram Misri, took charge of the post. He reported to Hong Lei, Deputy Director General of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. He is a 1989-batch India Foreign Service (IFS) officer, and replaced Gautam Bambawale who retired in November 2018. Prior to this appointment, Misri served as Indian envoy in Myanmar. Earlier, he has served in various capacities at the headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) as well as in the Prime Minister'ss Office.

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