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Hon’ble PM Dr. Manmohan Singh with Dy.PM for the Council of Ministers H H. Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said at Muscat, in November 2008
Hon’ble PM Dr. Manmohan Singh with Dy.PM for
the Council of MinistersH H. Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said at Muscat, in November 2008


Ambassadors of India in Muscat

Ambassadors From To
Mr Nirmaljeet Singh 18.04.1973 06.01.1977
Mr A.K. Budhiraja 10.03.1977 10.03.1980
Mr K.C. Lalvunga 20.12.1980 02.05.1983
Dr. Ishaqe Ahmed Sajjad 25.07.1983 01.09.1986
Mr G. R. Wakankar 14.09.1986 06.11.1989
Mr Ranjit Gupta 09.11.1989 21.01.1994
Mr I.S. Rathore 19.06.1994 21.12.1998
Mr Satnam Jit Singh 06.02.1999 15.06.2001
Mr Kajor Mal Meena 18.07.2001 25.07.2003
Mr Talmiz Ahmad 28.07.2003 06.10.2004
Mr. Ashok Kumar Attri 12.12.2004 15.05.2007
Mr. Anil Wadhwa 04.08.2007 05.10.2011
Mr. J. S. Mukul 25.10.2011 06.07.2015
Mr. Indra Mani Pandey 10.08.2015          -

Officers of the Mission

Name E-mail
Ambassador’s Office

Shri. Indra Mani Pandey


Mrs. Shashi Gakhar
Second Secretary (PIC & PPS)

Political Wing
Mr. Rakesh Adlakha
First Secretary (Political & Information)
Mrs. Rekha Juyal
Defence Wing
Capt. (IN) N. Hariharan
Defence Advisor
Consular Wing
Mr. Puneet Sharma
First Secretary (Consular)
Mr. Kulwant Singh
Mr. D. K. Chawla
Mrs. Krishna Lajpal
Commerce & Education
Sabir Yumkhaibam
Second Secretary (Admin, E & C)
Sabir Yumkhaibam
Head of Chancery & Second Secretary (Admin, E & C)
Mr. Dina Nath Barnwal
Press, Information & Culture

Mrs. Shashi Gakhar
Second Secretary (PIC & PPS)

Community Welfare
Mrs. Neelu Rohra
Second Secretary(CW)
Mr. S. C. Salimath
Attache(Community Welfare)
Mr. S. K. Bhattacharjee
Attache(Community Welfare)

Consuls General of India in Muscat

Name Period
Mr. G. L Puri, Consul 1955 - 1957
Mr. Mangharam Bhagvandas, Consul 1957 - 1959
Mr. M.N Masud, Consul General 1960 - 1961
Mr. W.E Eling, Consul General 1961 - 1963
Mr. C.L Sethi, Consul General 1963 - 1965
Mr. S.L Chibber, Consul General 1966 - 1967
Mr. D.J Sengupta, Consul General 1967 - 1969
Mr. M.L Suri, Consul General Charge d' Affaires 1970 - 1971
1971 - 1973


Inauguration of Indian Calligraphy Exhibition by His Excellency Mr. Abdul Aziz bin Mohammed Al Rowas, Advisor to His Majesty Sultan for Cultural Affairs on 20th March 2017. The exhibition will remain on display till 25th March 2017 at Omani Society for Fine Arts during visiting hours from 9 am to 1.30 pm and 4.30 pm to 8 pm. All are requested to visit.


FESTIVAL OF INDIA IN OMAN CONCLUDES WITH INDIAN FOOD FESTIVAL AT GRAND HYATT (15-19 MARCH 2017): The much-awaited Indian Food Festival in Oman was inaugurated on 15th March 2017 evening at Grand Hyatt in a ceremony full of Indian instrumental music, classical and folk dance, ghazals and Bollywood songs. His Excellency Salim bin Mohammed bin Said Al Mahrooqi, Under Secretary for Heritage, Ministry of Heritage and Culture of Oman, was the Chief Guest. The Opening ceremony was also attended by HE Nasser Mohammed Khaleefa Al Busaidi, Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, HE Sheikh Hilal Marhoon Salem Al Ma’amari, Chief of West Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and HE Saif Mohammed Al Ruzaiqi, Adviser Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Over 300 prominent Omanis, including businesspersons and officials, Ambassadors, members of diplomatic corps, expatriates and members of Indian community were present at the opening ceremony. The Indian Food Festival at Grand Hyatt will conclude on 19th March, 2017.