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  Ms Pooja Kapur
Ambassador of India to the Republic of Bulgaria

Ms. Pooja Kapur assumed charge as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Bulgaria on 10 July 2017. An Indian Foreign Service officer of the 1996 batch, she has previously served at Indian Missions in Paris, London, Kuala Lumpur and Brussels. At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, she has held charges pertaining to India’s relationship with Western Europe, South East Asia, the United Nations and the Commonwealth, most recently heading the ASEAN Multilateral Division.

Ms. Kapur was a Chevening scholar at the University of Oxford and has a Masters in Public Administration from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris, as well as Bachelors and Masters degrees in Political Science from the University of Delhi. A university topper and recipient of several scholarships and academic awards, Ms. Kapur is a published author, having co-authored her first book at the age of twenty.

Ms. Kapur is married to Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal and has a son.