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Mr. Prabhat Kumar, Ambassador of India to Colombia, presented credentials to the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon on 11 June, 2014. He also presented credentials to the Vice President of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Jorge Glas on 3 September, 2014 in Quito as he is also concurrently accredited as Ambassador of India to Ecuador.

Mr. Prabhat Kumar, prior to his appointment as Ambassador of India to Colombia, was Director General, in-charge of the Energy Security and Investment and Technology Promotion Division in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi ( 2010-2014). 

He was earlier posted to the Permanent Mission of India to the Conference of Disarmament in Geneva. Before going to Geneva, he served in the Indian Embassies of Nepal, Croatia and Spain.
He holds a Masters degree in History from Delhi University and hails from Patna, Bihar, and is fluent in Spanish apart from Hindi and English
Previous Ambassadors
Name From To
Shri Madanjeet Singh 17.02.1973 03.12.1976
Shri Khiangte Chawngte Lalvunga 29.01.1977 24.08.1980
Shri Alfred W B Vaz 05.10.1980 19.01.1985
Shri Mukur Kanti Khisha 31.07.1985 19.04.1989
Shri G D Atuk 16.08.1989 01.01.1993
Shri Pramatesh Rath 03.10.1994 16.07. 1999
Shri Hemant Krishan Singh 13.09.1999 27.12.2002
Smt Nilima Mitra 10.03.2003 15.12.2006
Shri Deepak K. Bhojwani 08.01.2007 12.08.2010
Shri Riewad V. Warjri 20.09.2010 28.02.2014