Senior Indian diplomat Riva Ganguly Das, now serving as the Director General of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh.
She is expected to take up the assignment shortly, Indian Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla has been appointed the next Indian Ambassador to the United States of America (USA).
He is expected join the new assignment soon, said Indian ministry.
Shringla was appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh in November 2015.