Shyam Saran quits post

February 20, 2010 12:00 am | Updated September 20, 2010 12:56 pm IST

NEW DELHI: Veteran diplomat Shyam Saran has resigned as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on the India-U.S. nuclear deal and climate change. He will demit office on March 14.

Sixty-four-year-old Mr. Saran, like Mr. Menon who belonged to the Foreign Service, declined to give reasons for his decision.

“Yes. I have quit. I had been thinking about it for quite some time. March 14 will be my last day in office,” he said. — PTI

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