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Anjani Kumar
Ambassador to the Republic of Mali

Mr. Anjani Kumar arrived in Bamako on 11 January 2020 and presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on 17 January 2020.

He joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 2003.

As a career diplomat, he has served at the Indian Embassies in Madrid, Mexico City, Caracas and at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York.

At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, he has worked in various capacities in the Divisions dealing with Policy, Planning & Research, India’s relations with Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, Administrative and Personnel Matters and in the office of Minister of State for External Affairs.

He graduated in History from Shivaji College followed by a Masters’ degree in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ranchi University.

Making short documentaries on people, places, nature and culture is his hobby. He is also interested in music, sports and travelling.  

He speaks Hindi, English and Spanish.

He is married to Mrs. Indumati Dwivedi and they have two daughters, Meshika and Avila.