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Bio-data of Mr. Rudra Gaurav Shresth

Ambassador of India to Islamic Republic of Iran

Ambassador Rudra Gaurav Shresth is a career diplomat and a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He assumed charge as the Indian Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran in May 2023.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Shresth has worked in India's diplomatic Missions in France, Mauritius, Afghanistan, Singapore, and Bhutan.  He also served as India's High Commissioner to Mozambique from 2016 to 2019.

At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, Mr. Shresth has held responsibilities dealing with personnel management and policy-planning, and also as the Director of the Foreign Secretary's office. Immediately before his present assignment in Iran, he was on a 3-year deputation to the Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi.

Mr. Shresth holds a post-graduate degree from the Delhi School of Economics. He is unmarried.