Satbir Singh appointed as next Ambassador of India to Algeria

Posted on:09 Sep 2016 09:20:44

Satbir Singh appointed as next Ambassador of India to Algeria
09 September 2016 Current Affairs: Mr. Satbir Singh, presently Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.He is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1985 batch.

Algeria is a North African country with a Mediterranean coastline and a Saharan desert interior. Many empires have left legacies here, such as the ancient Roman ruins in seaside Tipaza. In the capital, Algiers, Ottoman landmarks like circa-1612 Ketchaoua Mosque line the hillside Casbah quarter, with its narrow alleys and stairways. The city’s Neo-Byzantine basilica Notre Dame d’Afrique dates to French colonial rule.


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