India's new High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das will arrive in Dhaka on March 1 to take up her diplomatic assignment, according to the Indian High Commission.
She will succeed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is now the Indian ambassador to the US. Earlier, Riva served as head of the cultural wing of the Indian high commission in Dhaka.
She joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986.
Her first posting abroad was in Spain.
From March 2016 to July 2017, she served as consul general of India in New York.