United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has introduced
the appointment of Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian of India as
his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South
Sudan (UNMISS), Trend
experiences citing India as we speak.
Lt General Subramanian succeeds Lt General Shailesh Tinaikar of
India. Guterres has expressed his gratefulness in the direction of Tinaikar for
his tireless dedication, invaluable service, and efficient
management because the UNMISS Force Commander.
Lt General Subramanian has a distinguished navy profession with
the Indian Army spanning over 36 years. Most lately, he served as
the General Officer Commanding, Military Region (Operational and
Logistic Readiness Zone) in central India, contributing to the
Army’s operational and logistic preparedness.
Previously, he served because the Additional Director General for
Procurement and Equipment Management on the Integrated Headquarters
of the Ministry of Defence (Army) (2019-2021), General Officer
Commanding a Strike Infantry Division (2018-2019), Deputy General
Officer Commanding of Infantry Division (2015-2016), Commander of a
Mountain Brigade (2013-2014) amongst different appointments inside the
Indian Armed Forces.
Lt General Subramanian served as India’s Defence Attaché to
Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia (2008-2012) and as a Staff Officer with
the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone in 2000. Lieutenant
General Subramanian holds two Master of Philosophy levels in
defence and administration research in addition to social sciences. In
addition to Tamil, he’s fluent in English and Hindi.