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High Commissioner's Profile

H.E. Mr. Sandeep Arya

High Commissioner

H.E. Mr. Sandeep Arya assumed charge as High Commissioner of India to Tanzania in August 2015.

He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994. Mr. Arya has served at the Ministry of External Affairs of India as Director in the Eurasia Division (2007-2008), Director in the Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division (2009-2012) and earlier at the External Publicity Division (1998-2001). He has served at the Embassies of India in Moscow (twice), Kyiv (Ukraine) and The Hague (Netherlands). His last assignment was as Deputy Chief of Mission in Embassy of India, Moscow from 2012-15.

Mr. Arya has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Technology degree in Nuclear Technology. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics and Master of Business Administration.

He speaks fluently Hindi, English and Russian.

He is married to Dr. Suveta Singh and they have two sons.