Brief history


 Bilateral relations between Romania and India         

Romania and India established diplomatic relations on 14th of December 1948. The first Office of the Embassy of Romania to India dates from 1955, while the first diplomatic representation of India in Romania was in 1959.

Romania has an Economic Office within the Embassy in New Delhi and Honorary Consulates in Calcutta and Chennai.

Diplomatic Representation



Ambassador: HE Ms Manimekalai Murugesan

Honorary Consulates

  • Honorary Consulate of Romania in Kolkata, Republic of India
  • Honorary Consulate of Romania in Chennai, Republic of India
  • Honorary Consulate of India in Timisoara, Romania

Political-diplomatic relations

Bilateral visits:

  • At the level of President of the state: to India (1997, 2004, 2006); to Romania (1994)
  • At the level of Vice-President of the state: to Romania (2005)
  • At the level of Parliament: to India (2007); to Romania (2005)
  • At the level of the Minister of Foreign Affairs: the two ministers had a meeting in the margins of the UNGA (New York, 2005)

There were numerous bilateral visits of the ministers of economy, oil and gas, home affairs, tourism, defense, science and technology.

The visit in Romania, April 2010, of Mrs. Preneet Kaur, Minister of State from the Ministry of External Affairs of India, represents the most recent visit of a high official from India.

Foreign Affairs Consultations at the level of Secretary of State and Director General take place every year within the framework of the mechanism of  diplomatic dialogue between the two Foreign Affairs Ministries.


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