Newly appointed American Ambassador to Nepal Randy William Berry (Photo courtesy: US Embassy in Kathmandu)
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Randy William Berry has been appointed as the new American ambassador to Nepal on Friday.
“We are eagerly waiting to welcome Randy William Berry as the new American ambassador to Nepal here in Kathmandu,” US Embassy in Kathmandu tweeted.
नेपालको लागि नयाँ अमेरिकी राजदूतको रूपमा हालै शपथ लिनुभएका र्यान्डी बेरीलाई हार्दिक बधाई। यसअघि वहाँले नेपालमा डेपुटी चिफ अफ मिसनको रूपमा सन् २००७-०९ काम गरीसक्नुभएको छ।
राजदूत नियुक्त बेरीलाई नेपालमा स्वागत गर्न दूतावास परिवार एकदमै उत्सुक छौं। हामी वहाँको आगमनको पर्खाइमा छौं। pic.twitter.com/XqvM5Ihym8
Earlier, Berry had served as the first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons in the United States Department of State, as well as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Alaina B. Teplitz, who has been serving as the United States Ambassador to Nepal since March 26, 2015, will precede Berry once he takes charge as the ambassador to Nepal.