India's domestic and regional challenges and its relations with the US

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You are cordially invited to attend a
CISTP Lecture and Lunch, "India's domestic and regional challenges and its relations with the United States" with Mr. Naveen Srivastava ~ Political Counselor of the Indian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

**Lunch is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please RSVP for this event.

Mr. Naveen Srivastava joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1993. He served as Second Secretary from 1995-1997 in Hong Kong where he also learnt Mandarin at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Subsequently he served as First Secretary in the Indian Embassy in Beijing from 1997-2000. He returned to India in 2001 and worked in the Ministry of External Affairs. He was Director of Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division of the Ministry of External Affairs from 2002 to 2006 and dealt with issues related to multilateral Disarmament and Nonproliferation negotiations as well as regional security affairs. He was also involved in the India-US Civil Nuclear Initiative discussions from 2005-08. Mr. Srivastava was appointed Director in the Office of Foreign Secretary in September 2006 and continued in this position till June 2009. As Director (Special Assistant) to Foreign Secretary, Mr. Srivastava was responsible for assisting the Foreign Secretary in his meetings. He joined the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. in July 2009 as Counsellor (Political).

Mr. Srivastava has Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and Bachelors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


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  • Created By: Jene Gladstone
  • Created: 03/14/2011
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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