Home / News / India /  Sibi George appointed India’s next ambassador to Japan

New Delhi: Senior diplomat Sibi George has been appointed as the next Indian ambassador to Japan, a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said.

George, a 1993-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently the Ambassador of India to Kuwait. He will replace Sanjay Kumar Verma as India’s envoy to Japan.

George is expected to take up the assignment shortly, a Ministry of External Affairs statement said.

Notably, India and Japan share a very Special Strategic and Global Partnership and the two sides continue to maintain the momentum in diverse areas to advance their partnership for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.

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