Diplomat Apoorva Srivastava appointed Ambassador to Slovak Republic

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Apoorva Srivastava, a diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service, has been appointed to serve as India’s Ambassador to the Slovak Republic. 

Important facts

  • Apoorva, a 2001 batch officer, is currently serving as the Consul General at the Consulate General of India in Toronto.

  • Prior to this, she held various positions in the Ministry of External Affairs and was posted in Kathmandu and Paris, among other places.

  • India and Slovakia have signed agreements ranging from defence and air services to economic and cultural.

  • India and Slovakia regularly support each other's candidacy for top positions in multilateral organisations such as the International Court of Justice and the United Nations.

Slovak Republic

  • Slovak Republic or Slovakia is a landlocked country of central Europe.

  • It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, and Austria to the southwest.

  • Its former federal partner, the Czech Republic, lies to the west.

  • Prime Minister - Eduard Heger

  • Capital - Bratislava

  • President - Zuzana Caputova

  • Currency - Euro

  • Official Language - Slovak

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