Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Former Additional Solicitor General of India,
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha),
Union Minister for Law & Justice
Envoy of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Japan

In November 2017, Dr. Ashwani Kumar has been assigned as a Distinguished Fellow with the Global Federation of Competitiveness Council.

Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Japan in the rank of a cabinet minister, 2013

Nominated to represent India at the United Nations General Assembly Session, New York City, 2013.

Member, Indian Ministerial delegation in the Indo-Japan Economic Dialogue held in 2012

Member of the Indian delegation for the high powered 3rd Indo-US Strategic Dialogue, co-chaired by Hon. Minister of External Affairs and US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton in Washington DC in 2012.

Participant in the 3rd Indo-US Strategic Ministerial Dialogue in Washington DC in2012. Presented India’s perspective on the future and scope of Indo-US Science & Technology Cooperation,

Delivered a lecture at the invitation of the President of MIT (Cambridge) in 2012 on ‘India’s Quest for Global Leadership in Science, Technology and Innovation and the case for Indo-US collaboration in the frontier areas of Science’.

Led Parliamentary Delegation to Hungry and Russia, 2011-12.

Nominee of the Indian Government at the Davos World Economic Forum meeting in 2007 and 2012.

Represented India at the Summer Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2011, at Dalian, People’s Republic of China.

Key note speaker at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Science & Technology Society Forum (STS) in 2011 at Kyoto, Japan.

Nominated as the Accompanying Minister to the President of India. Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil on her State Visit to Spain and Poland in 2009.

Nominated as the Accompanying Minister to the President of India. Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil on her State Visit to Vietnam and Indonesia in 2008.

Accompanying Minister to Prime Minister of U.K. Gordon Brown in 2008

Accompanying Minister to Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe in 2007

Accompanying Minister to King Albert II of Belgium and President NursultanNazarbayev of Kazakhstan during their visits to India in 2006-2009.

President Indo-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Society (2005)

President, Indo-French Parliamentary Friendship Group (2004)

In his official capacity, Dr. Kumar has engaged with global leaders including President Simon Perez of Israel, President Mbeki of South Africa and President Sarkozy of France.

Chairman, India-Japan Forum of Parliamentarians

Delivered a talk at the Harvard Club (New York) organized by the USIBC on India’s Growth Story: Challenges and Response.

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