As Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed has been appointed [ Current Affairs ]


Senior IPS officer Ahmad Javed has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia by Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). With this appointment the vacancy of the post of Ambassador in Indian Embassy in Riyadh since April 2015 will be filled after retirement of Hamid Ali Rao.

Image of Ahmad Javed

Image of Ahmad Javed

Appointed as ambassador to Saudi Arabia

About Ahmed Javed

  • He was born on 2 January 2015.
  • And he is serving as 39th Police Commissioner of Mumbai, India from 8 September 2015.
  • He is 1980 batch officer from Maharashtra Cadre.

India-Saudi Arabia Relations:

  • According to the energy security perspective oil rich Saudi Arabia is essential and important country for India for trading point of view.
  • Saudi Arabia one of the largest suppliers of crude oil for India and it accounts for 80 % of India’s crude oil import that forms a major component of bilateral trade with the Gulf nation.
  • Iraq, Nigeria, Venezuela and Iran are India’s top four oil suppliers after Saudi Arabia.

- Published on: December 14, 2015