In a ceremony laced with age-old British traditions and customs, India’s New High Commissioner to UK Mr Navtej Singh Sarna presents hid diplomatic credentials t0 the Queen ….reports Asian Lite News
High Commissioner of India Mr. Navtej Sarna presents his credentials to Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace. He was accompanied by his wife, Dr. Avina Sarna, the Deputy High Commissioner and senior officers of the High Commission.
High Commissioner Sarna is the 25th High Commissioner of India to the UK since 1947. He was earlier Secretary at the Ministry of External Affairs of India and took up his assignment as the High Commissioner of India to the UK in January 2016.
High Commissioner conveyed greetings from President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Queen and reiterated the commitment of the Government of India to work towards implementation of the roadmap agreed to during the historic visit of Modi to the UK in November 2015.
After the presentation of Credentials, the High Commissioner and Dr. Sarna hosted a reception at their residence for dignitaries including Members of Parliament, senior officials from the UK Government, Heads of Diplomatic Missions in the UK and representatives from business groups and media.