Who is Foreign Secretary?

Elizabeth Truss was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on 15 September 2021.

Who is the present foreign secretary?

Foreign Secretary (India)

Foreign Secretary of India
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Incumbent Harsh Vardhan Shringla, IFS since 29 January 2020
Ministry of External Affairs
Reports to Parliament of India Council of Ministers of India Prime Minister of India External Affairs Minister of India

Who was foreign secretary before Dominic Raab?

Dominic Raab

The Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Preceded by Jeremy Hunt
Succeeded by Liz Truss
Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

How many ifs are in India?

As of 2019, the current IFS officers number at Indian Foreign Service (A): 795. Total diplomatic rank officers are approximately 2,700.

How can I become Indian diplomat?

How to become an Ambassador of India (IFS)? Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Exam and a candidate who desires to become an Ambassador of India then he/she has to take this exam. The Indian Foreign Service [IFS] is a Central Service and the chief diplomatic service in the country.

Who was Tony Blair’s foreign secretary?

Robin Cook

The Right Honourable Robin Cook
Succeeded by Jack Straw
Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
In office 20 October 1994 – 2 May 1997
Leader Tony Blair
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Is Dominic Raab married?

An IFS officer has to choose three places of his choice out of the number of vacant posts which are circulated. If he/she is lucky then he/she can get one of the three places of his/her choice. Foreign postings are decided by the Foreign Service Board which is headed by the Foreign Secretary.

Are IFS rich?

According to a ministry report based on these findings, the five officers – Arvind Joshi, Tinoo Joshi, Rajesh Rajora, BL Agarwal and RK Sinha, have amassed wealth to the tune of Rs 491 crore, excluding the market value of real estate assets that they possess.

What is IFS salary?

Grade, Rank and Salary Structure of Indian Foreign Service (IFS):

Grade Rank Basic Pay (Rs.)
Junior Administrative Scale Deputy Secretary 12750
Senior Administrative Scale Joint Secretary 18400
Selection Grade IV Counselor Director 15100
High Commissioner/Ambassador Foreign Secretary 26000 (Fixed)