Pradeep Kumar Rawat is currently India’s ambassador to the Netherlands. Photo: Twitter
Pradeep Kumar Rawat is currently India’s ambassador to the Netherlands. Photo: Twitter

India names China specialist as new ambassador to Beijing

  • Pradeep Kumar Rawat, a Mandarin speaker, takes over at a time when the prolonged border stand-off between the two sides continues to weigh on relations
  • The move was seen as a positive sign by Chinese observers and hope his background will make him relatively well-disposed towards the country

Topic |   China-India border dispute
Pradeep Kumar Rawat is currently India’s ambassador to the Netherlands. Photo: Twitter
Pradeep Kumar Rawat is currently India’s ambassador to the Netherlands. Photo: Twitter
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