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Former CEC Uprety recommended for envoy to India

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 16, 2018-The government has recommended former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Neel Kantha Uprety as Nepal’s ambassador to India, while Uday Raj Pandey has been recommend for ambassador to Malaysia.

According to Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, a meeting of the Cabinet held on Monday decided to recommend Uprety and Pandey as ambassadors for the respective countries.

The recommended names will be forwarded to the respective countries for an agremo following a hearing by Parliamentary Hearing Committee. Pandey has earlier served as Nepal’s envoy for Saudi Arabia.

The post of Nepali envoy for India has remained vacant following the resignation by Nepali Congress leader Deep Kumar Upadhayay to take part in the elections while the post of ambassador for Malaysia has been vacant following the return of Niranjan Man Singh Basnyat, Nepali ambassador for Malaysia.

Published: 16-07-2018 15:57

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