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Three ambassadors' names endorsed

January 22, 2019 17:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee under the Federal Parliament has approved the names of the three proposed ambassadors to Canada, Switzerland and Kuwait.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Parliamentary Hearing Committee on Thursday endorsed the names of two foreign ministry officials who were earlier recommended for appointment as ambassadors to France and Thailand.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) is conducting the hearing for proposed ambassadors Deepak Adhikari to France and Ganesh Prasad Dhakal to Thailand today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The newly-appointed ambassadors of four countries have presented their Letters of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at a special ceremony organized at Sheetal Niwas on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The government has recommended Nilkantha Upreti, former chief election commissioner as a new ambassador to India.

DOLPA, April 13: Three former ambassadors of India to Nepal have arrived for observing the natural beauty and religious heritages in Dolpa district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Residential and non-residential ambassadors of various countries to Nepal have today presented their letters of credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at latter's office in Sheetal Niwas.

Kathmandu, Jan 30: The Global Federation for Nepali Litterateur (GFNL) has announced popular faces in the Nepali literature as literature ambassadors for the year 2018.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed three non-resident ambassadors on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed non-resident ambassadors to Ethiopia and the Maldives on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Ambassadors from India and China for Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri and Ms Yu Hong respectively today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, separately at the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) on Monday began hearing on the four ambassadors the government nominated.

Indian, Chinese ambassadors call on PM

February 28, 2017 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday morning as he is returning Delhi completing his tenure here in Nepal.

No ambassadors

February 23, 2017 00:35 am

The CPN (Maoist Center)-Nepali Congress coalition government has shamefully nominated relatives of powerful leaders, manpower agents and even a person accused of trying to suppress the 2006 Jana Andolan as Nepal’s envoys to 14 different countries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has appointed actors Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) as its goodwill ambassadors.

SBL appoints brand ambassadors

December 6, 2016 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:  Siddhartha Bank Ltd has appointed Jeetu Nepal and Daman Rupakheti as its brand ambassadors. Issuing a statement, the bank said that the duo will work to promote the bank’s brand as well as its products and services.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The newly appointed ambassadors of China, Qatar and Switzerland to Nepal have presented their Letters of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at a special ceremony held at the Office of the President, Shital Niwas, today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi expressed condolences over the passing away of the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: A total of 25 social goodwill ambassadors including a government minister were felicitated amidst function organized by the Nepal National Student Federation here today.

KATHMANDU,, Sept 28: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) today carried out the hearing of ambassadors designate to India and China.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Confederation of Nepalese Industry (CNI) on Monday hold a discussion with newly appointed envoys to Germany, Austria and Brazil, namely Ramesh Khanal, Prakash Subedi and Tara Prasad Pokhrel.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari received the letters of credence from Ambassador of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Wellage Swarnalatha Perera; from Mentor Patricia Villagomez Merino the Republic of Ecuador Ambassador, from Republic of Slovenia Ambassador Jozef Drofenik and Republic of Mauritius to Nepal, Jagdishwar Goburdhun amidst a special ceremony held at the ceremonial hall, Office of the President, Shital Niwas, on Monday.

Throughout history, most US ambassadors have been men. Since the beginning of U.S. diplomatic relations, 4,600 ambassadors have served abroad and a mere 9 percent of them have been women. Even today, only 36 percent of the nation’s 158 ambassadors are female, according to data compiled by Pew Research.

Kathmandu, Aug 5: The government has decided to withdraw the proposal made by the former CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government recommending the names of 14 individuals of political careers as the ambassador to various countries.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Parliamentary hearing of the proposed ambassadors and chiefs of mission has begun.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Four new ambassadors to Nepal from different countries presented letters of credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari amidst a special ceremony held Monday at the Ceremonial Hall, Office of the President, Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, June 17: City Express Money Transfer announced Thursday that Sita Ram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who play the characters Dhurmus and Suntali in the comedy series Meri Bassai, have been roped in as its brand ambassadors.