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Raghu Gururaj
Ambassador Designate to Republic of Sao Tome & Principe

Raghu Gururajjoined as Ambassador designate to the Republic of Sao Tome & Principe. He has served in several capacities both at headquarters and overseas. His diplomatic assignments so far include postings at Yemen, Singapore, Switzerland, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Kazakhstan. Prior to assuming charge as Ambassador of India to Republic of Sao Tome & Principe, he was the Consul General of India to Sumatra, Indonesia, resident in Medan between May 2019 till July 2021.

At the Ministry, he has served in protocol, external publicity division, administration, Regional Passport Office, Bangalore and the Northern Division, dealing with Bhutan.

Mr. Gururaj graduated with a Masters in Political Science. He possesses a diploma in journalism and has done a stint as a newspaper correspondent in his earlier years.

Languages known: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and basic Spanish.

A keen follower of sports, international affairs. He is also an avid reader and an amateur writer.