Ambassador’s Profile

Ambassador-to-UAE

Ambassador of India to the UAE T.P. Seetharam

H.E. Mr. T.P.Seetharam, currently Ambassador of India to UAE has previously served as Indian High Commissioner to Mauritius. He has handled India’s bilateral relations with countries in Europe as well as the European Union in New Delhi as Additional Secretary, West Europe and as Joint Secretary Central Europe.

In Permanent Mission of India in Geneva, he was Minister (Disarmament) dealing with Conference on Disarmament. He has worked as Deputy Chief of Mission in Bangkok (Thailand) and dealt with UNESCAP. He also served in Indian Embassy in Phnom Penh (Cambodia). He was Press Secretary to President of India Mr. K.R. Narayanan.

Ambassador Seetharam has considerable experience in Southern Africa having worked in Lusaka, Zambia and having helped open Indian offices in Windhoek, Namibia as well as in Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa.

A Chinese (Mandarin) speaking officer of 1980 batch of the Indian Foreign Service, he was Director General of India- Taipei Association and has also worked in Indian Embassy in Beijing and Indian Commission in Hong Kong.

Ambassador Seetharam is married to Deepa and they have a son and a daughter.