Indianmandarins learnt that Manpreet Vohra (IFS:1988) took over in Kabul as India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan yesterday. Amar Sinha (IFS:1982), Vohra’s predessesor in Kabul, had cleared the deck for him when he took over in New Delhi last week.
Prior to this Vohra was posted in MEA HQ (Delhi) as Joint Secretary, Development Partnership Administration-I. Prior to his present assignment (MEA HQ) he served as India’s Ambassador to Peru from May 2011 to April 2015. Sources say that during his three and a half year long tenure trade between India and Peru had doubled despite the absence of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.