Ambassador Mahesh Sachdev retired from the prestigious Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in October 2013. His 35-year diplomatic career included three Ambassadorial assignments spanning 11 years to Algeria, Norway and Nigeria – all major oil exporters. Nearly half of his diplomatic career was spent dealing with the Arab World. He is currently President of two institutions: UAE – India Business Council and Eco-Diplomacy & Strategies. He is also a Consultant to Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. Amb. Sachdev has authored two well received books, titled “Nigeria: A Business Manual” (Sept 2014) and “UAE: A Business Manual” (Sept 2016). He frequently comments on strategic and cross-cultural issues. He is fluent in Arabic and knows some French.
Ambassador Mahesh Sachdev will be delivering a session for International Relations and Strategic Alliances (IRSA) Course at Institute of Management, Nirma University moderated by Prof Punit Saurabh . The Session is scheduled from 11.00AM to 12.30 PM on the topic “India’s relations with West Asia and Africa and Emerging Geopolitical challenges.