India assumed chairmanship of Wassenaar Arrangement for one year

  • India has assumed the chairmanship of the plenary of the Wassenaar Arrangement for one year on 1st January 2023.
  • At the 26th annual plenary of the Wassenaar Arrangement, Eoin O’Leary (Ireland’s ambassador) has handed over the chairmanship to Jaideep Mazumdar (India’s ambassador).
  • Jaideep Mazumdar is the permanent representative to the UN and international organisations in Vienna.
  • India joined the Wassenaar Arrangement in December 2017 as 42nd participating state.