The Permanent Representative-designate of India to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on Thursday. A picture of the two seated at Rashtrapati Bhavan following the social distancing norms was posted on Twitter.
Shri T.S. Tirumurti, Permanent Representative-designate of India to the United Nations, called on President Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. pic.twitter.com/7JlTC7fzHP— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) May 14, 2020
The Veteran diplomat TS Tirumurti on Wednesday also visited Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu at the Upa-Rashtrapati Bhavan. Taking to Twitter, the Secretariat of the VP posted a picture of the two sitting at the Upa-Rashtrapati Bhavan while following the social distancing norms. The Vice President wished Tirumurti a "good successful tenure".
Shri TS Tirumurti, newly appointed Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations called on the Vice President at Upa-Rashtrapati Niwas today. The Vice President wished Shri Tirumurti- an experienced & distinguished diplomat, a good successful tenure in his new position. pic.twitter.com/PLQaHXton7— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) May 13, 2020
TS Tirumurti who was serving as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs was appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations on 29 April. The officer has played a significant role in recent prime ministerial visits and foreign engagements. He has also served at the permanent mission in Geneva. Tirumurti an IFS officer of the 1985 batch will be replacing Syed Akbaruddin, who held the post since January 2016 and is set to retire this month.
(With inputs from agency)