07 May 2016 Current Affairs: Somnath Ghosh has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Tajikistan. He has so far served in Russia, Tajikistan, Belgium (European Union Headquarters) and Bangladesh.
He also handled various desks in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. Before joining Ulaanbaatar, he was Assistant High Commissioner of India in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Tajikistan is a Central Asian country bordering Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It’s known for its rugged mountains, which are popular for hiking and climbing.