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Indian ambassador to speak at BYU June 14

Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, ambassador of India to the United States, will discuss “India and U.S. Relations” Friday, June 14, at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

Rao was appointed ambassador in September 2011, having priorly served as India's foreign secretary since 2009. Rao joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1973 and  served as minister in charge of press affairs at the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. from 1993 to 1995. She has had extensive experience in India-China relations, having served in the East Asia Division of the Ministry of External Affairs from 1984 to 1992, including as Joint Secretary of East Asia.

Other postings including ambassador to Peru with concurrent accreditation to Bolivia (1995-1998), deputy chief of mission at the Indian Embassy in Moscow (1998-1999), the first woman spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (2001-2002) and head of the Administration and Personnel Division of the Ministry of External Affairs as additional secretary (2002-2004).

Rao was also a fellow at the Centre for International Affairs, now the Weatherhead Centre, of Harvard University from 1992 to 1993, and a distinguished international executive in residence at the University of Maryland in College Park from 1999 to 2000.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Erlend Peterson, (801) 422-1802, erlend_peterson@byu.edu.

 

Writer: Hwa Lee

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Photo by Kenny Crookston/BYU Photo

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