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Curriculum Vitae of Mr. Vinay Kumar,

Ambassador to Myanmar

  • Born on 23 August 1969.
  • Graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1991 with B. Tech. (Honours) degree.
  • Joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1992.
  • Has served in Indian missions at Tashkent (1994-95), Bishkek (1995-98), Ottawa (1998-2001), Warsaw (2003-06), Tehran (2006-09), Permanent Mission of India in New York (2010-13), and Kathmandu (2015-17). He was India’s Political Coordinator in the UNSC in 2011-12, and a member of the ACABQ in 2013. He was Deputy Chief of Mission in Kathmandu.
  • At the Headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs, he has served as Deputy Secretary for Eastern Europe and Russia (2001-03), Director for Administration (2009-10), Joint Secretary for East & Southern Africa Division (2013-15), Joint Secretary for Southern Division (2017-18) and Additional Secretary for International Organizations (2020-22).
  • His last foreign assignment was as Ambassador to Afghanistan
  • He assumed his current responsibilities as Ambassador to Myanmar on 24 February 2022.
  • Is married. Has two daughters.

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