India appoints new High Commissioner to Maldives

Shri Munu Mahawar: He has been appointed the new Indian High Commissioner to Maldives. (Photo/Indian External Affairs Ministry)

India has appointed Shri Munu Mahawar as the next Indian High Commissioner to Maldives, as the term of current High Commissioner Sunjay Sudhir draws to a close. 

The announcement was made by the Indian External Affairs Ministry in a statement last Wednesday. 

Mahawar was born in Dhamtari, Chattisgarh.  

He did his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Delhi. He speaks Hindi, English and Russian languages.  

Mahawar joined Indian Foreign Service in 1996. 

He currently serves as the Indian High Commissioner to Oman. 

According to the Indian External Affairs Ministry, he is expected to take up his new assignment in Maldives soon. 

In addition to serving as Indian High Commissioner to Oman, he has served in diplomatic missions in Moscow and Geneva.