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November 14, 2019 12:39 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed Rupak Sapkota as the deputy executive director of the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA), a think tank under the ministry.
He has been appointed to the post through a foreign minister-level decision, the ministry said. The post was lying vacant after Indra Adhikari resigned from the post.
Sapkota, who is a close observer of Nepal's geopolitics, is associated with Masters' in International Relations and Diplomacy under the Tribhuvan University.
Sapkota is an expert on Nepal-China relations.
He served as the general secretary of the Nepal Institute of Strategic Analyses.
He did PHD in International Relations from Beijing-based Renmin University.
Rajesh Shrestha, the former Additional Inspector General of Armed Police Force is currently the executive director of the IFA.
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