Former Indian navy head says navy jobs prepared him for diplomacy.
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Admiral (Ret’d) Nirmal Verma is the first Indian high commissioner in Canada boasting an Indian military background since 1980.
Carl Meyer Published: Thursday, 02/21/2013 1:44 pm EST
India’s new envoy to Canada says a British press report from last year alleging he wasn’t qualified for the new job doesn’t take into account his decision-making and diplomatic experience as the head of India’s navy.
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