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    External Affairs Minister of India meets Foreign Minister of Turkey
    16 January, 2015 at Ankara

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    Shri Jayant Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance and Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India at G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
    08-10 February, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Leader of Indian delegation Shri Suresh P. Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways at G20 Sherpa Meeting.
    15-16 December, 2014 in Istanbul

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    Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Turkey from 05-07 October, 2013.
    Conferment of Honorary Doctorate to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India at Istanbul University on 05 October, 2013.

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    Reception hosted on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day of India
    26 January, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Diwali, the festival of lights.
    The fun-filled event celebrating Diwali was organised by the Friends of India Association on October 18, 2014 in Istanbul.

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    India Pavilion at MAKTEK Eurasia 2014.
    The EEPC organised India Pavilion was inaugurated by Ambassador on 15 October, 2014.

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    Ambassador visits Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.
    Mr. Ibrahim Çaglar, President, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce receiving Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth on 14 October, 2014.

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    Ambassador visits MUSIAD Headquarters in Istanbul.
    Mr. Nail Olpak, President, MUSIAD receiving Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth on 14 October, 2014.

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    Consul General with the Governor of Istanbul.
    Mr. Manish Gupta, Consul General being received by the Governor of Istanbul on 02 September, 2013.

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    Taj Mahal
    One of the universally admired masterpieces of world heritage.

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    Bandhavgarh National Park
    The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh (in Madhya Pradesh) is the highest in India.

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    Tso Moriri Lake
    Picturesque lake at an altitude of 4,595 m, located in the breathtakingly beautiful Rupshu Valley in Ladakh.

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    Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib)
    Completed in 1604 in Amritsar (Punjab), it is the holiest shrine for the Sikhs.

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    A traditional theatre form of South India that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume and make-up.

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    Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams, this scenic valley in Kerala is carpeted with sprawling tea plantations.

Welcome to Consulate General of India Istanbul, Turkey

The Consulate General of India in Istanbul was opened in April 1994. It provides consular, commercial and cultural services. The consular services consists of issue of passports, other consular facilitations, visas for tourists, entrepreneurs, students etc. visiting India and also assistance, as required, to those Indians visiting Turkey. The commercial wing seeks to strengthen trade relations between India and Turkey. Contacts details of concerned officials are available on the web page.


  • Visit of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India to Turkey (05-07 October, 2013)

  • India Pavilion set up by TEXPROCIL and SRTEPC at 12th International Istanbul Yarn Fair from 5-8 February, 2015

  • Reception hosted on 26 January, 2015 in Istanbul on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day of India