Central Asia & Afghanistan; China (Tibet, Xinjiang, Mongolia); Myanmar; The Himalayas
M Phil, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Ambassador (Prof.) P. Stobdan is a distinguished academician, diplomat, author and foreign policy expert. He has been India’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan until recently.
Ambassador Stobdan has earlier served in the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS). He also served as Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies in Jammu & Kashmir. He is the Founding President of Ladakh International Centre, Leh. Ambassador is currently a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He is also a leading columnist for Indian Express and other national dailies in India.