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Bio-data of
H.E.Mr. Mahender Singh Kanyal
Ambassador of the Republic of India
to the Syrian Arab Republic

Name :Mahender Singh Kanyal
Marital status :Married
Spouse:Akriti Kanyal, B.Ed., MA in
Political Science
Blessed with two kids –Mrinalini and Mrinal
Edu Qualification:Master of Arts in Literature and
Master of Arts in Political Science


Joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1984.

Served in various capacities in Indian Missions in Karachi, Canberra, Prague, Budapest, Riyadh, Paris, Abuja (also Benin, Cameron & Chad), Served  at Headquarters in New Delhi, India : External Publicity, Multilateral Economic Relations, Investment & Technology Promotion, Non-Resident Indians, Diaspora Services and Overseas Indian Affairs Divisions, Ministry of External Affairs.

Ambassador of India to Republic of Suriname

High Commissioner of India to Barbados, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines,

Ambassador of India to the Syrian Arab Republic since July 2021.

Languages: Hindi, English and basic knowledge of Czech, Hungarian & French.

Sports : Cricket, Hockey, Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis.

Hobby: Serving the community.

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