Local media reported on Sunday that Mukul Arya, India’s representative in Ramallah, was found dead inside the Indian embassy in Palestine.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed deep grief over the demise of Mukul Arya.
Jaishankar tweeted, “Deeply shocked to learn about the passing away of Shri Mukul Arya, Representative of India in Ramallah. He was a bright and talented officer, he had a lot to offer. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Om Peace,” Jaishankar tweeted.
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said that the Indian ambassador died at his workplace in Ramallah. He has established a liaison with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to work out arrangements to take the body to India.