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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
03-September-2012 17:40 IST
New Member of Union Public Service Commission
Shri Manbir Singh, Former Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs, took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission today. The oath was administered by Prof. D.P. Agrawal, Chairman, UPSC.

An officer of Indian Foreign Service of 1976 batch, Shri Manbir Singh has held several important positions which incudes Counselor (Commerce & Economics) in former USSR and later the Russian Republic, Minister at the Embassy of India in the United Arab Emirates, Chief of Protocol at Headquarters, New Delhi, Ambassador of India in the countries of Hungry, Iran and Netherlands.

Shri Singh has also served as India’s representative to ‘Convention on Prevention of Chemical Weapons’ and the ‘International Court of Justice’.