Anurag Bhushan took charge as the Dubai Consul General of India
A career diplomat Anurag Bhushan has took the charge as the Consul General of India in Dubai and Northern Emirates in the UAE.
Anurag Bhushan, a career diplomat on 30 December 2013 took charge as the Consul General of India in Dubai and Northern Emirates in the UAE. Before taking the charge as the Consul General, he was serving as the head of the Regional passport office in New Delhi.
He is the 14th Consul General of India in Dubai, since 1973 and he is the successor of Sanjay Verma, who has been appointed as the ambassador of India to Ethiopia.
He joined the Indian Foreign services in 1995. Apart from being the Consul General of India in Dubai, his other overseas assignments have included economic, commercial, visa and administration responsibilities in Dhaka, political, information and cultural work in Tokyo and administration wings in the Indian Embassy in Berlin.
While being at the Foreign Service Instituted in New Delhi, he was responsible for training the foreign diplomats as well as Indian Foreign officers.
He is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and holds a Post Graduate Diploma degree in Executive Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
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