Odia IFS officer Dinesh Patnaik appointed as Ambassador of India to Spain
Bhubaneswar: Dinesh K Patnaik has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Spain, said a release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India on Monday.
Patnaik is a 1990 batch Indian Foreign Services (IFS) officer from Odisha. At present he is the Director-General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
The IFS officer is expected to take up the assignment shortly as per the MEA release.