Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is an Indian diplomat and politician who is the current Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India since 31 May 2019. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha since 5 July 2019, representing Gujarat. Prior to diving into the Indian Political Sphere, he served as Indian Ambassador to the United States, China, and the Czech Republic. In addition to this eminent portfolio, he also served as High Commissioner to Singapore (2007–09). Jaishankar also played a vital role in negotiating the Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement. Jaishankar is the longest-serving Indian ambassador to China and played a pivotal role in reinforcing economic, trade, and cultural relations between the two countries.
Jaishankar speaks Russian, English, Tamil, Hindi, conversational Japanese, and some Hungarian.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was second of the six ambassadors who presented their credentials to Obama one by one in a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an ambassador’s service in Washington.
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