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Prasanna Shrivastava 
Deputy Chief of Mission
Embassy of India, Kathmandu

Mr. Prasanna Shrivastava joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2006.

He has served twice in the Indian Mission in Beijing - first from 2008 to 2013, when he worked in the Economic, Visa and Consular Wings of the Embassy, and again from 2019 to 2022, when he headed the Political and Information Wing of the Embassy.

He also served in the Indian Mission in Washington D.C. from 2014 to 2016, where he worked in the Political and Consular Wings, and also for a part of the term headed the Administration Wing of the Embassy.

At headquarters, he served in the East Asia Division of the Ministry of External Affairs - as Deputy Secretary and then as Director - working on India’s relations with China and the Republic of Korea.

He joined the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu in May 2022.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Delhi, and speaks Hindi, English and Chinese languages.

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