About Us High Commissioner

Mrs. Gloria Gangte 


Mrs. Gloria Gangte is India’s High Commissioner to the Republic of Malta. Prior to her current position, she served as Joint Secretary, Latin American and Caribbean Division at Ministry of External Affair, New Delhi for over three years. 


Earlier, Mrs. Gangte served as Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India in Rome, Italy and Deputy Permanent Representative to the Rome based International Agencies including UNIDROIT, FAO, IFAD, WFP (2017-19). She was Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India Muscat, Oman (2015-2016). She served as Counsellor (Political) at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva (2011-14) and was the key Indian delegate to the UN Human Rights Council. 


A career Diplomat, Mrs. Gangte’s overseas assignments have included Political, Commercial, Cultural and Information work at the Indian Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina (2005-08). She has also worked as Head of Chancery and has handled Consular (Passport & Visas) work at the Embassy of India in Madrid, Spain (2002-2005). 


At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, Mrs. Gloria Gangte has worked as Deputy Secretary in the Latin America and the Caribbean Division dealing with more than 33 countries (2008-11) and as Attaché in the East Asia Division dealing with China and Japan (2001). 


Mrs. Gangte joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2000. She is married and has two daughters.