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Mr. Vijay Singh Chauhan assumed charge as Ambassador of India to Burkina Faso on 24 March 2019. He presented his credential Letters to the President of Burkina Faso on 30 April 2019.

Before arriving in Ouagadougou, he was Consul General of India to Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has also served as Counsellor in Embassy of India, Paris and as First Secretary in Embassy of India, Dakar before. His other Postings include working in the Ministry of External Affairs several times and also in other Indian Missions abroad including Baghdad, Washington DC, Cairo, Rome and Kingston in various capacities. He is a graduate in English literature and has knowledge of French. Italian and Portuguese.

He is married and has a son.