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Mr. Raj Kumar
Consul General of India in Melbourne 

During the span of over 33 years’ of service in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Mr. Raj Kumar served in different capacities at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi as well as in Indian diplomatic missions in Libya, Malaysia, Kenya, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Panama, Sri Lanka and Jalalabad.

His diplomatic assignments include administrative and diplomatic work covering Political, Commercial, Consular and Cultural desks in Indian Missions. He also worked as Head of Office at the Office of the High Commission of India, Lagos (Nigeria), Charge d’Affairs in Embassy of India, Panama and Consul General at Consulate General of India, Hambantota (Sri Lanka) and Consulate General of India Jalalabad(Afghanistan).

He is fond of travelling, listening music and watching movies.

He is Commerce Graduate from University of Delhi.

He is married to Usha Shakya and they have two daughters.