On August 25, 2021, H.E. Mr. Sanjiv Kohli has presented his Letters of Credence to, H.E. Mr. Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia accrediting him as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Serbia.
H.E. Sanjiv Kohli assumed charge as the Ambassador-designate of India to the Republic of Serbia on 30 July 2021.
An electronics engineer by education, Mr. Kohli served in the industry and in Indian Railways before joining the Indian Foreign Service in 1988. He has previously served at Indian Missions in Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Russia and Qatar. He has also served at different positions in the Ministry of External Affairs including the West Africa Division. He was India’s High Commissioner to New Zealand and Tanzania before arriving in Belgrade.
Mr. Kohli speaks Hindi, Punjabi, Arabic and English. He is married to Dr. Ruma Kohli and they have two daughters and a son.