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Vol 1 (AAC) No 1

Published 1st November 2007

Kamalesh Sharma

India's High Commissioner to Britain

Kamalesh Sharma, the High Commisioner of India to Britain, is favourite to be the next Secretary General of the Commonwealth when New Zealand’s Don McKinnon finishes his second four-year term in March 2008. Sharma joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1965. He was Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva from 1988 to 1990, acting as the UN Council for Trade and Development’s Spokesman for Developing Countries in the Uruguay round of trade negotiations. He later took on ambassadorial missions in Germany, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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