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Manbir Singh joins UPSC as Member

Union Public Service Commission chairman D P Agarwal administering the oath of office and secrecy as Member, UPSC to Mr Manbir Singh (right), in New Delhi on September 3, 2012.
Union Public Service Commission chairman D P Agarwal administering the oath of office and secrecy as Member, UPSC to Mr Manbir Singh (right), in New Delhi on September 3, 2012.
Mr Manbir Singh, former Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs, took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here today. 
 
The oath was administered by Prof. D.P. Agrawal, Chairman, UPSC, an official press release said.
 
An officer of the 1976 batch of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Mr Manbir Singh has held several important positions which incudes Counselor (Commerce & Economics) in former USSR and later Russia, Minister at the Embassy of India in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Chief of Protocol at Headquarters, New Delhi, and Ambassador of India in Hungary, Iran and the Netherlands. 
 
Mr Manbir Singh has also served as India’s representative to the Convention on Prevention of Chemical Weapons and the International Court of Justice.
 
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