Syed Akbaruddin

India names new Permanent Representative to UN

Tirumurti, an IFS officer of 1985, will replace Syed Akbaruddin, who is retiring. Tirumurti, a former High Commissioner to Malaysia, has served in the Foreign Secretary’s office and was one of India’s representatives to the Palestinian territories in the 1990s.

Pakistan attacks India’s quest for permanent UNSC seat

India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin had said on Tuesday, "If despite our best efforts, credible progress evades us once again, then we should not shy away from reviewing how we engage on this very important issue."