Amb (Retd) Salman Haidar
Patron, IPCS, and Former Foreign Secretary of India
25 Years of Diplomatic Relations between India and Israel and the Way Forward
H.E. Mr Daniel Carmon
Ambassador of Israel to India
Closing Remarks by the Chair
Ambassador (Retd) Salman Haidar is Patron IPCS, and a former Foreign Secretary of India. Among other diplomatic postings, he has also served as Ambassador to China and the United Kingdom. From 1977-80, he was the Minister/Deputy Permanent Representative of India at the United Nations in New York. In New Delhi, he also served as Secretary East, Spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs, and later as Chief of Protocol.
Ambassador Daniel Carmon joined the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1973. From 1978 to 1982, he served as Embassy Attaché in Washington, DC, followed by a posting as Consul and Administrative Officer in Israel’s embassy in Buenos Aires, and then one as Deputy Chief of Mission there. From 1996 to 2000, he served as Head of the Information and Internet Division in the Department of Public Affairs. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Head of the Bureau for Coordination, and Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s Director General’s Bureau. From 2005 to 2010, he served as Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative at Israel’s Mission to the United Nations in New York. In 2011, he was as appointed Deputy Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Head of MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation.