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 H.E. Dinesh Bhatia

His Excellency Mr. Dinesh Bhatia is Ambassador of India designate to the Republic of Argentina. Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Consul General, Toronto and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Liberia with residence in Abidjan.

Hehas served in various Indian Missions abroad including Madrid, Kathmandu,and Kuwait. He was seconded by the Government to the Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai and as Private Secretary to the Tourism Ministerof India. He has also served in various Divisions of Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

Ambassador Bhatia joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1992and was trained at LBSNAA, Mussoorie and Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi.He participated in the 4thJoint Civil Military Course on National Security at LBSNAA. He is an alumnus of National Defence College (NDC).He authored “Physics” for Civil Services Preliminary Examination.

He obtained Bachelor of Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Communication in 1989 and worked in the private sector – Tata Telecom and Unitel Communications – before joining the Civil Service. He is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India) and Member of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.

He is married to Mrs. Seema Bhatia, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Psychologist and Hypnotherapist, and blessed with a daughter and a son. He speaks Hindi, English, Spanish, Punjabi and Multani.