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His Excellency Mr. Vishvas Sapkal

High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Fiji

Mr. Vishvas Sapkal joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1998. He holds the degree of Engineering in Electronics from Walchand College of Engineering, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

During his diplomatic career, he has served in Indian Missions in Moscow, Yerevan and Chicago in various capacities. He was Consul General of India to St. Petersburg, Russia. He also served in Multilateral Economic Relations Division, Northern Division, Finance Division and India Africa Forum Summit Secretariat of the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. Prior to this assignment, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India in Cairo.

Before entering into the IFS, he served in Indian Information Service (IIS) of Government of India as well as Engineer in Maharashtra Electronics Corporation Ltd. (MELTRON) and Lecturer of Electronics Engineering in PVPIT Budhgaon, Sangli, Maharashtra and Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli, Maharashtra. He is conversant in Marathi, Hindi, English and Russian languages.

Mr. Sapkal is married to Dr. Anita Sapkal. They have two sons.