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H.E. Mr. Abhishek Singh


H.E. Abhishek Singh assumed charge as the Ambassador of India to Venezuela on 3 August, 2020.

Prior to this, Ambassador Singh was the Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Kabul in 2018-20. He also served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Embassy of India, Berlin in 2016-17. He served as Director (East & Southern Africa), MEA in 2017-18.

Before coming to Berlin, Ambassador Singh was Counsellor/Political Officer at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN New York (2013-16) covering political issues related to neighboring countries of India, P-5 countries, UN Security Council matters, Peacekeeping issues, NAM, Counter-Terrorism, Disarmament & First Committee issues, Humanitarian issues, Commonwealth etc. He has attended the UNGA as a delegate in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Ambassador Singh joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2003. After the initial training for two years at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service, New Delhi and External Publicity Division (XP), MEA, he served 5 years in Embassy of India, Beijing from 2005-10. Thereafter, he moved to the Ministry of External Affairs in 2010, first as Desk Officer covering India’s bilateral and political relations with Pakistan. He was then selected to be the Officer on Special Duty in the Office of the Minister of State for External Affairs between 2011-2013.

Ambassador Abhishek Singh schooled from the Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, New Delhi. He graduated with top honors in political science from Hindu College, University of Delhi where he stood overall second in the Delhi University.  He also holds a PGDM (Human Resources) and has successfully completed an eighteen month course in Mandarin language from the China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing. Ambassador Singh has done a course on Foreign Policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington D.C.

Ambassador Abhishek Singh is married to Mrs. Meghna Singh, an international education professional and they have two children.