Mr. Ravi Shankar Aisola
Ambassador of India, Vientiane

Mr. Ravi Shankar Aisola is a career diplomat. He obtained his Masters degree in English from the Central University of Hyderabad. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986. Before taking up his assignment inVientiane. Mr. Aisola served in different capacities in Indian Missions in Paris, Abidjan, Damascus & Budapest and as Consul General of India in Vancouver, Canada.  Before his posting to Vancouver, Mr. Aisola was working as Joint Secretary/Head of MEA Branch Secretariat in Hyderabad, India.

His wife Priti Aisola, who is a writer and novelist lives with him in Vientiane.  Her first novel ‘See Paris from Me’ was published by Penguin India.  Her travelogue is to be published soon by Wisdom Tree Publisher. Her second book is a spiritual travelogue. Called Beyond the Gopurams, it was published by Wisdom Tree and released officially in July, 2014.  Some of her shorter work -- poems and travel pieces -- have appeared in a few literary e-journals.

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