Children's Parade International Guest of Honor



Mr. Parvathaneni Harish
Consul General of India
2013 Children's Parade International Guest of Honor

Mr. Parvathaneni Harish
Consul General of India


Mr. Parvathaneni Harish assumed charge as the Consul General of India, Houston on 30 July 2012. Since joining the Indian Foreign Service in 1990, he has learnt Arabic at the American University of Cairo and passed the examination with distinction.

He has served in Indian Missions in Cairo and Riyadh and headed the Post as Indian Representative to the Palestinian Authority stationed in Gaza city. He was on secondment to the Untied Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as the Chief of the Policy Analysis Unti at UNRWA Headquarters in Gaza.

He thereafter worked in the East Asia and External Publicity Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs. For a period of five years since 2007, Mr. Harish was the Joint Secretary and Office on Special Duty the Hon'ble Vice President of India and Chairman of the Council of States of the Indian Parliament, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari.

Mr. Parvathaneni Harish is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Osmania University College of Engineering, Hyderabad. He is married to Mrs. Parvathaneni Nandita and has two daughters, Ayushi and Amani.



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