Hardeep Singh Puri
|Hardeep Singh Puri|
|Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations|
4 May 2009
|Prime Minister||Manmohan Singh|
15 February 1952 |
Amritsar, Punjab, India
|Spouse(s)||Lakshmi Singh Puri|
|Alma mater||Hindu College, University of Delhi|
Hardeep Singh Puri (born 15 February 1952) is a 1974 batch Indian Foreign Service officer was India's Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations . He is also presently the chairman of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. In August 2011 and November 2012 he was the President of the United Nations Security Council.
Early life and education
He has held important diplomatic posts in Brazil, Japan, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. Between 1988 and 1991, he was the Coordinator of UNDP/UNCTAD Multilateral Trade Negotiations Project to help Developing Countries in the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations.
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- "Stephen’s wins war of words". 23 December 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
- "Ambassador Puri bio". United Nations. Retrieved 21 October 2012.