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Bio-data of Mr. Gaddam Dharmendra

Ambassador of India to Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. GADDAM Dharmendra joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1990.

His previous diplomatic assignments include as High Commissioner to Zambia (October 2013 to July 2017); Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau SAR (September 2010 to October 2013); Counsellor in India’s High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh (August 2003 to June 2007); First Secretary in the Indian Embassy in Washington DC; Second Secretary in the Indian Embassy, Dushanbe (May 1994 to April 1997); and, Third Secretary/Second Secretary in Tehran (March 1992 to March 1994).

Prior to his assignment as India’s Ambassador to Iran, Mr. Gaddam was Additional Secretary (Policy Planning & Research) in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

Mr. Gaddam was born in July 1964 and holds an M.Phil in Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is married and has one daughter.