New Nepali ambassador Acharya leaves for New Delhi

Nepal’s Ambassador to India, Nilamber Acharya, and his wife at the Tribhuvan International Airport, on Monday, February 18, 2019.

Kathmandu, February 18

Newly appointed Nepali Ambassador to India, Nilamber Acharya, has left for New Delhi on Monday to take up the diplomatic assignment.

After the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee endorsed Acharya’s nomination made by the government, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had appointed him to the post. He was sworn in by the President the same day.

Acharya will begin his job after submitting his letters of credence to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind.

The position was vacant since then ambassador, Deep Kumar Upadhyay, quit in order to contest the 2017 general elections as a Nepali Congress candidate.

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