He speaks fluent Mandarin, Russian, Hungarian, Japanese, Tamil, Hindi and English, has a Japanese wife and a legendary father, K Subrahmanyam, who formulated India’s nuclear doctrine.
It’s no surprise that since his induction as External Affairs Minister in May 2019, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has given India’s Foreign Policy new vigour. As Foreign Secretary earlier, he had Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ear.
A former Ambassador to both the United States and China, Jaishankar has played a key role in nuancing India’s strategic relationship with the country’s key geopolitical partner and putative rival, respectively. Read More