Ruchira Kamboj, a senior diplomat, is appointed as India's new Permanent Representative (PR) to the UN and the inauguration is set to take place on Tuesday. She will thereafter become the nation's first female envoy to the UN headquarters in New York.
She tweeted, “Just in, as PR- designate to the UN. Wonderful today to meet all my Ambassador friends in the Security Council. It is my deepest honour to serve my country in this new position,” to which Kamboj's predecessor, Ambassador T S Tirumurti, commented, “Congratulations and all good wishes for your success Ruchira!”