New Delhi: India’s High Commissioner to UK, Navtej Sarna is likely to become India’s next Ambassador to the US. 
It is important to note that India’s current Ambassador to US, Arun Singh is set to retire at the end of this month and it is understood that Sarna’s name has been finalised to succeed him.
Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1980 batch, was serving as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs before he was posted to London in January. Author of many fiction and non-fiction books, Sarna had earlier served as India’s Ambassador to Israel from 2008 to 2012.