New Delhi, Mar 06: Mukul Arya, India’s consultant on the Palestinian metropolis of Ramallah, has handed away, based on Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday.
“Deeply shocked to learn about the passing away of India’s Representative at Ramallah, Shri Mukul Arya,” Jaishankar tweeted. “He was a bright and talented officer with so much before him. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Om Shanti,” he stated.
It was not instantly recognized how Arya, a 2008-batch Indian Overseas Service officer, died.
The Palestinian international ministry stated it acquired with “great astonishment and shock” the information of the dying of Ambassador Arya.
“As soon as this painful news arrived, immediate instructions were issued from President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh to all the security, police and public authorities, in addition to the Ministry of Health and Forensic Medicine, to immediately move to the place of residence of the Indian ambassador to closely monitor the case of death,” it stated in an announcement. It additional added that “all parties are fully prepared to do what is required of them in such difficult and emergency circumstances.”
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants expresses its deep sadness, loss and pain at the death of Ambassador Arya,” it stated. The ministry stated it’s in contact with India’s exterior affairs ministry to finish the preparations for transporting the mortal stays of Arya.
It stated Palestinian Overseas Minister Riyad Al-Maliki prolonged his heartfelt condolences to his Indian counterpart Jaishankar, and thru him to the Indian authorities in addition to to Arya’s household. Arya had served within the Indian embassies in Kabul, Moscow in addition to on the headquarters of the Ministry of Exterior Affairs in Delhi. He additionally served at India’s Everlasting
Delegation to the UNESCO in Paris. Arya studied economics on the Delhi College and Jawaharlal Nehru College earlier than becoming a member of the Indian Overseas Service.