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History & Jurisdiction

The Embassy of India (the Mission) in Paramaribo was opened in 1977. 

The jurisdiction of the Mission covers the Republic of Suriname with Barbados, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) concurrently accredited with residence in Paramaribo.

A list of Ambassadors since 2008 is as follows:

 

Name

Period

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H.E. Mr.Kanwaljit Singh Sodhi

October 2008 – June 2012

H.E. Ms. M. Subashini

March 2013 – November 2015

H.E. Mr. Satender Kumar

15 December 2015 – 30 June 2018

H.E.Mr.Mahender Singh Kanyal

21 July 2018 - 30 June 2021

H.E.Mr.Shankar Balachandran

07 August 2021 -

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