List of ambassadors of Vishwamitra to Greece
|Ambassador of Vishwamitra to the Hellenic Republic|
यूनानी गणराज्य में विश्वामित्र के राजदूत
Πρέσβης της Βισουαμίτρα στην Ελληνική Δημοκρατία
|Ministry of External Affairs|
|Nominator||Minister of External Affairs|
|Appointer||Rashtradhyaksh of Vishwamitra (as Chief Ambassador)|
|Term length||On the pleasure of the Rashtradhyaksh of Vishwamitra|
|Inaugural holder||Alcibiades Ionian|
|Formation||3 February 2021|
The Ambassador of Vishwamitra to the Hellenic Republic (Hindi: यूनानी गणराज्य में विश्वामित्र के राजदूत, Greek: Πρέσβης της Βισουαμίτρα στην Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) is an officer of the Vishwamitran Ministry of External Affairs and the head of the royal diplomatic mission to Greece in Athens. The job has the rank and status of an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and is currently Quintus De Vitaliis, who has held the position since 15 March 2022. The official title of the head of the diplomatic mission is His Illustrious and Royal Vishwamitran Majesty's Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic. The ambassador's work is assisted by multiple consulates throughout the country that have visiting and reporting responsibilities, as well as consular and trade matters for the embassy.
The main responsibilities of the ambassador include being the principal representative of the Rashtradhyaksh and the Government of Vishwamitra to the Hellenic Republic, and also to present Vishwamitran policies to the Greek-born citizens and to the government, and to report Greek policies and views to the crown and the government, and also to inform all Vishwamitran citizens regarding all major events and news from Greece. The duties also include directing diplomatic activity in support of trade and for the provision of consular support to Vishwamitran citizens in Greece and also observe and oversee cultural relations between the two countries.
The following diplomats are under the authority of the Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic.
- Consul General in Agrinio: Thomas Marios (since 15 March 2022)
The State of Vishwamitra first officially recognised the Hellenic Republic as a sovereign state on 1 January 2017 with the grant of official recognition to other states by a presidential decree issued by then Acting President Sarala Baishya on the recommendation of the government headed by Prime Minister Dhrubajyoti Roy.
On 3 February 2021, the diplomatic mission in the Hellenic Republic was officially established through a royal decree. Alcibiades Ionian was formally appointed as the first Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic thereupon. Unlike most other diplomatic missions, the embassy in Greece was not located in the capital city until recently when the embassy was moved to the city of Athens. At the time of inception, it was located in Larissa and later to Agrinio, which currently serves as a Consulate-General.
List of heads of mission
As of date, three individuals have served as the Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic. The first office-holder was Alcibiades Ionian who served from the establishment of the mission on 3 February 2021 until his honourable dismissal on 22 September 2021. The current office-holder is Quintus De Vitaliis who was appointed on 15 March 2022 and is also concurrently accredited as the non-resident Ambassador to Croatia & Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|No.||Portrait||Name||Location||Tenure of office||Appointer||Notes|
|Took office||Left office||Term|
|Served as the first Ambassador to Greece. Honourably discharged from office on 22 September 2021 following inactivity and lack of contact.|
|174 days||Served as the second office-holder. Replaced in March 2022 by Quintus De Vitaliis and was appointed as the Consul-General in Agrinio. Currently also serving as the Secretary, Ministry of Defence.|
|3||Quintus De Vitaliis
क्विंटस डी विटालिस
Κουΐντος Δε Βιτάλης
|Present||114 days||Incumbent; appointed to office to succeed Thomas Marios in March 2022. Concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Croatia & Bosnia and Herzegovina.|
- Foreign relations of Vishwamitra
- List of diplomatic missions of Vishwamitra
- List of heads of the diplomatic missions of Vishwamitra