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Former Foreign Secretary K P S Menon (junior) passes away at the age of 90

Former Foreign Secretary K P S Menon (junior) passes away at the age of 90

Former diplomat K P S Menon passed away at his residence in Thiruvananthapuram due to age-related ailments. Son of K P S Menon (senior), the 1st Foreign Secretary of independent India and uncle of former Foreign Secretary and National Security Adviser Shivasankar Menon. 

  • K P S Menon (junior) was a 1951 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer.
  • He has served as an ambassador to many countries, including Egypt, Bangladesh, Japan and China.
  • He had also served as the Foreign Secretary of India from 1987 to 1989.
  • He completed his early education at Doon School, Dehradun then St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and Oxford. However, he joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1951 before completion of his education.

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