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President Receives New High Commissioner of India to Fiji

His Excellency, the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote today received the presentation of credentials by the newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Fiji Her Excellency, Ms.Padmaja.

Ms.Padmaja, who was accompanied by her husband Mr.Manoj Pande, had previously been the Deputy Director General for the Indian Council of Cultural relations since 2018 in New Delhi, India.

President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote (L) and High Commissioner of India to Fiji Her Excellency, Ms.Padmaja. (R)

Prior to this, H.E Padmaja had been the Joint Secretary (CPV Division) for the Ministry of External affairs from 2017-2018 in New Delhi, India.

She also held a few other diplomatic positions in India as well as England ,holding a Master of Arts degree in Ancient History.

The 3 year term for Mr Vishvas Sapkal expired last month.

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