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Stagg is new UK ambassador to India

March 28, 2007 09:40 IST

Richard Stagg has been appointed as the next British High Commissioner to India.

Stagg, currently Director General of Corporate Affairs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will succeed Sir Michael Arthur.

He will take up his new appointment in September, it was officially announced in London on Wednesday.

A veteran diplomat, Stagg had also served as UK Ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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