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The new Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Mr Navdeep Suri, presented his credentials to the Australian Government this week. In this exclusive interview with SBS Radio Hindi, Mr Suri throws light on his innovative use of social media.
By
Kumud Merani / SBS Radio Hindi

18 May 2015 - 12:35 PM  UPDATED 15 May 2015 - 7:32 PM

Mr. Navdeep has spoken about his vision on furthering ties between India and Australia after the impetus they received with the exchange of visits by the prime Ministers of both countries.

 

He joined Indian Foreign Service in 1983 and previously served as Indian Ambassador to the Egypt with concurrent accreditation to the Arab League.

 

Suri was born in Amritsar in the north Indian state of Punjab in 1959. He is the grandson of acclaimed Punjabi novelist and poet Nanak Singh.

His father Kulwant Singh runs a reputed publishing house in Amritsar and his mother Attarjit has taught Punjabi language to college students. He did his schooling from St. Francis School. He then completed his Master degree in economics from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.