NASA called India's A-SAT test a 'terrible thing', claiming it created about 400 pieces of space debris that could damage the ISS.
Sohail Mahmood will succeed Tehmina Janjua, who retires 16 April. It is not yet clear who will replace him in India.
The news report comes amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack.
US Air Force Space official says they knew the A-SAT test was coming because of flight bans that India had announced and information published previously.
China's vote is crucial for the listing to go through but without a timeline, even that may take years.
The Triangular Cooperation for Global Development pact provides a framework for promoting bilateral cooperation to meet the developmental aspirations of partner countries.
The second round of India and Pakistan's talks on the Kartarpur Corridor was scheduled to take place at Wagah, Lahore, on 2 April.
India has sought clarifications over reports that 'controversial elements' have been appointed by Pakistan to a panel to be associated with the corridor.
MEA spokesperson says Pakistan continues to be in denial, and has not shared details of credible action against terrorists or terror organisations.
Targeting China, US has moved a draft resolution at UNSC to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.