Nepal cabinet recommends ambassador for Sri Lanka, ten other nations
The Nepalese government has recommended ambassadors for Sri Lanka and ten other countries including positions lying vacant for long in some cases, official sources said.
Former mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Ramesh Chandra Poudel has been recommended for Sri Lanka, The Kathmandu Post reported.
Foreign Ministry Joint Secretaries Nirmal Raj Kafle and Jeevan Prakash Shrestha have been recommended as envoys for Austria and Egypt respectively.
The former head of the English Department in Tribhuvan University, Krishna Chandra Sharma has been recommended for South Korea, a position that has been vacant for more than two years.
Sumnima Tuladhar, a noted child rights activist, has been recommended for Australia,
Yubraj Karki and Narayan Prasad Sangraula have been recommended for Bahrain and Myanmar respectively.
Othere cabinet recommendations are: Kul Prasad Nepal (Brazil), Sumitra Subedi (Denmark), Meraj Musalman (Saudi Arabia) and Janga Bahadur Chauhan (Russia).
Other than two ambassadors from the foreign service, the other nine have been recommended under the political quota.
The names will now be sent to the Parliament Secretariat for parliamentary hearing and then the government will announce the appointments after receiving agreemos from the receiving countries.