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After retirement, Satyabrata Pal joins NHRC

New Delhi: Career-diplomat Satyabrata Pal on Monday joined the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) as its member, two days after retiring from service. A 1972-batch IFS officer, Mr.Pal, who was till recently India’s high commissioner to Pakistan, will have a five-year term in the NHRC.

Mr. Pal has handled several assignments as a diplomat. These include his tenures as envoy to Pakistan, South Africa, Botswana and Gabarone, Deputy High Commissioner in Britain and Dhaka, and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations. — PTI

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