Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmad Javed appointed as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

His appointment to the post will fill the vacancy which was lying vacant since retirement of Hamid Ali Rao in April 2015.

Created On: Dec 14, 2015 10:00 ISTModified On: Dec 14, 2015 15:19 IST

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on 11 December 2015 appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmad Javed as the Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

His appointment to the post will fill the vacancy which was lying vacant since retirement of Hamid Ali Rao in April 2015.

Javed, a 1980-batch IPS officer from Maharashtra Cadre, is scheduled to retire on 31 January 2016.


With this, Javed became the 20th Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He is also the fourth IPS officer to be appointed as an Ambassador, which is generally is a domain of Indian Forest Service officers.

IPS officer Julio Ribeiro, who was Mumbai Police Commissioner from 1982 to 1985, also served as Indian Ambassador to Romania.

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