High Commissioner Bio Profile
Bio Profile of Shri A. Ajay Kumar IFS
Shri A. Ajay Kumar joined the Indian Foreign Service in the year 2001 and he is currently posted as the High Commissioner of India to Uganda.
During 2003-2006, Shri Ajay Kumar was posted as Third Secretary between 2003-05 and as Second Secretary [Info] & Head of Chancery during 2005-06 in the Indian Embassy in Tehran. Thereafter, he returned to India and served in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi as Under Secretary dealing with Pakistan during 2006-08
He served in the Indian Embassy in Bahrain from 2008-2012 and thereafter in Tehran from 2012-14. He served as India’s Ambassador to Iraq from May 2014-November 2015. Later he served as Deputy High Commissioner in Canberra, Australia (2016-17).
Shri A. Ajay Kumar thereafter has served in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi in the Indian Ocean Region of MEA as Joint Secretary (IOR-II) prior to assuming his charge as Joint Secretary (DPA-I).
Shri A. Ajay Kumar holds the graduate degree in Political Science and L.L.B. degree from the University of Calicut in Kerala.