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Former Navy Chief Nirmal Verma appointed as Indian envoy to Canada

India Current Affairs September 2012. Nirmal Verma, the former navy chief on 27 September 2012 was appointed as India’s high commissioner to Canada

Sep 28, 2012 18:44 IST

Nirmal Verma, the former navy chief on 27 September 2012 was appointed as India’s high commissioner to Canada. His appointment to the post happened on the recommendation of the PMO to the president, who cleared his name for the vacancy.

Admiral Verma, will soon leave for Ottawa to join the office because Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit is scheduled to India in the near future.