H.E. Mr. Dinesh Bhatia

Ambassador Dinesh Bhatia assumed the charge of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Argentina with concurrent accreditation to Uruguay and Paraguay (until February 2022) on 21 August 2019. Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Consul General of India in Toronto and Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Liberia. He also served in various Indian Missions abroad including Madrid, Kathmandu, and Kuwait.

He was seconded by Government to the Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai and as Private Secretary to the Tourism Minister of India. He has also served in various Divisions of Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

Amb Bhatia joined Indian Foreign Service in 1992 and was trained at LBSNAA, Mussoorie and Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi. He is an alumnus of National Defence College (NDC). He also participated in the 4th Joint Civil Military Course on National Security at LBSNAA.

He obtained Bachelor of Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Communication in 1989 and worked in private sector before joining the Civil Service. He is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers and Member of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.

Amb Bhatia has authored “Devi Purana – A rendition of Srimad Devi Bhagavatam” published by Bloomsbury in 2023. He had also published “Physics for Civil Services Prelims” in 1994.

He is married to Mrs. Seema Bhatia, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Psychologist and Hypnotherapist, and blessed with a daughter and a son.