MoFA appoints Rupak Sapkota as IFA deputy executive director

Published On: November 14, 2019 12:39 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

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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