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India Appointed Ambassadors to Sudan and Mali

In the latest notification, India has appointed new ambassadors to Sudan and Republic of Mali
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India Appointed Ambassadors to Sudan and Mali
  • Pradeep Kumar Gupta appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Mali while Ravindra Jaiswal appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Sudan.
  • Pradeep Kumar Gupta is presently working as the Counsellor, High Commission of India and Ravindra Jaiswal is currently serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission, Berne.
  • Both of them are supposed to take their assignments shortly.


Key Facts about Sudan

  • It is is a country in Northern Africa and the third largest country in Africa. The River Nile divides the country into eastern and western halves. 
  • Its capital city is Khartoum.
  • Its current President is Omar al-Bashir and Prime Minister is Bakri Hassan Saleh.


Key Facts about Mali

  • It is a landlocked country in West Africa and is the eighth-largest country in Africa
  • Its capital is Bamako.
  • Mali fell under the control of France during the late 19th century. By 1905, most of the area was under firm French control as a part of French Sudan. In early 1959, French Sudan (which changed its name to the Sudanese Republic) and Senegal united to become the Mali Federation. The Mali Federation gained independence from France on 20 June 1960. The official language of Mali is French.
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