Mohammed Saifuddin – Riyadh
Riyadh – Abu Mathen George yesterday assumed charge as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the Embassy of India, Riyadh. Officials at the embassy and community leaders from various social, cultural and educational organizations welcomed him. Many of them turned to social media platforms like Facebook and twitter where the new assumption of charge was announced on official pages of the embassy.
The Indian Foreign Service officer of 2009 batch, George served as First Secretary and then as Counsellor (Commercial) at Embassy of India in Washington DC.
He also served as the Second Secretary (Press, Information & Political) at the Indian Embassy in Cairo, where he handled the social media and public diplomacy initiatives of the Embassy.
George graduated in law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and worked briefly as a lawyer with a number of civil society organizations. He acquired a diploma in Arabic from the American University in Cairo. He also completed master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University.