Former Indian Ambassador to Latin America, India
Ambassador Deepak Bhojwani joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1978 as a trained Diplomat. Widely regarded by his Ministry as an expert on Latin American-Indian affairs he has served as Ambassador in seven Latin American countries, being resident Ambassador in Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba, as well as serving as Consul General in São Paulo, Brazil. In 1994 he was handpicked by Indian Prime Minister Narasimha Rao to serve as his Private Secretary and served under the Prime Minister during India´s economic reform period Chawla, Prabhu where the country opened its economy to foreign Investors and relaxed regulation. The Ambassador has also served his country as a Diplomat in the Indian Embassies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Spain and the Czech Republic as a lower level functionary. The Ambassador is a dedicated practitioner of Yoga. He is also a keen golfer. He speaks English, Hindi, Sindhi, Spanish, French and Portuguese.