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Ambassador’s profile

Mr. Ashok Das is currently the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Iceland.

Mr. Das is a career diplomat and joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987.  He has served in India’s diplomatic missions in Portugal, Cambodia, Chicago and has been India’s Assistant High Commissioner in Chittagong, Bangladesh.  He has also been India’s Consul General in Vancouver.  He has served as Deputy Director General in the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi.

Mr. Das is proficient in Portuguese and speaks a number of Indian languages.  He possesses an M. Phil. degree from the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Mr. Das is accompanied by his wife Dr. Erika Das.  They have two children -one daughter and one son.