Mr. Amit Narang assumed charge as Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman on October 24, 2021.

Prior to this appointment, Amb. Narang headed the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Division of India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), handling India’s bilateral relations with its key maritime neighbours.

Amb. Narang has an Advanced Diploma in Chinese language and has served twice in the People’s Republic of China – between 2003-07 and again in 2016-18 when he served as the Deputy Head of Mission in Embassy of India, Beijing.

Amb. Narang has a rich experience in multilateral diplomacy. He was India’s lead negotiator at the United Nations for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Addis Ababa Action Agenda. He was a member of the Indian negotiating team for climate change, representing India in the meetings of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Cancun (Mexico), Durban (South Africa), Doha (Qatar), Lima (Peru) and Paris (France), culminating in the adoption of the Paris Agreement (COP21) in 2015.

During his tenure in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York, Amb. Narang was also closely associated with the adoption of the landmark UN Resolution designating June 21 as the International Yoga Day.

Amb. Narang is a member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) since 2001 and started his career in the MEA with a stint in the External Publicity Division, dealing with Indian and foreign media. During his stints in New Delhi, Amb. Narang has handled the United Nations portfolio, served as the Chief Vigilance Officer of the MEA and was also in charge of India’s consular and visa policy, dealing with interventions aimed at the welfare of overseas Indian diaspora.

Amb. Narang’s interests include photography, bird watching, sports and a love for languages, history and culture.

Born on January 28, 1975, Amb. Narang is married to Mrs. Divya Narang and they have two children.