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Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon

Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon assumed charge as India’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic on 27 June 2023.

Prior to his arrival in Athens, Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon was Additional Secretary (BIMSTEC & SAARC) in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. 

Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994.

He has done postings at the Indian Embassies in Paris (France), Algiers (Algeria), Kabul (Afghanistan) and Moscow (Russia) and served as India’s Consul General in Jalalabad (Afghanistan). He served as India’s Ambassador to ASEAN Secretariat from  July 2018 to August 2020 and to Afghanistan from September 2020 to August 2021.

While posted in India, he has served as Under Secretary (Pakistan), Director in the Prime Minister’s Office, Director (Pakistan), JS (PAI) and Joint Secretary (UNP).

Ambassador Tandon has done a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and is married to an Indian Police Service Officer.