Ajay Bisaria

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Ajay Bisaria
High Commissioner of India to Pakistan
Assumed office
12 December 2017
Preceded byGautam Bambawale
Ambassador of India to Poland and Lithuania
In office
January 2015 – November 2017
Preceded byMonika Kapil Mohta
Personal details
Spouse(s)Bharati Chaturvedi[1]
Alma materPrinceton University,
IIM Calcutta,
St. Stephen's College, Delhi
ProfessionDiplomat

Ajay Bisaria is an Indian diplomat who is currently the High Commissioner of India to Pakistan. Prior to this appointment, Bisaria was earlier served as the Private Secretary to the then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Education[edit]

Bisaria got his initial education in the cities of Mumbai and New Delhi.[2] He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi in 1983. Bisaria also has a Master's in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and another in Public policy obtained from Princeton University.[2][3]

Career[edit]

He is a 1987 batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service.[3] Bisaria was appointed Private Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office in 1999 and served in this position till 2004. He was part of the PM's delegation which attended the 12th SAARC summit held in Islamabad in January 2004.[2][4]

High Commissioner to Pakistan[edit]

The Narendra Modi government made Bisaria the High Commissioner of India to Pakistan on 1 November 2017 and he took charge soon after on 12 December.[2][5] Immediately before that, he was the Indian Ambassador to Poland at Warsaw since January 2015 with concurrent accreditation to Lithuania.[2][6]

Following the Pulwama suicide bombing on CRPF convoy on 14 February 2019, Bisaria was called back to Delhi by the Ministry of External Affairs (India).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who is Ajay Bisaria". Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "High Commissioner's Profile". High Commission of India, Islamabad. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  3. ^ a b Mehra, Puja (2009-10-18). "The B-School bureaucrats". Business Today. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  4. ^ RAISINA TATTLE (2012-10-07). "Panchayat power row rears its head again". Mail Today. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  5. ^ "Senior Diplomat Ajay Bisaria Appointed High Commissioner To Pakistan". NDTV.com. New Delhi. Press Trust of India. 2017-11-01. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  6. ^ "Ajay Bisaria appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Poland" (Press release). New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs (India). 2014-08-07. Retrieved 2017-12-30.

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