Former Law Minister of Nepal Nilambar Acharya appointed as country’s ambassador to India

Former Law Minister of Nepal Nilambar Acharya has been appointed as country’s ambassador to India.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Acharya in Kathmandu this evening. He has been appointed on the recommendation of cabinet.

Mr. Acharya served as a member of Eminent Persons Group formed by India and Nepal on bilateral relations. He was Law Minister in the interim government of 1990. Mr. Acharya had also served as Nepal’s envoy to Sri Lanka.

The position of Nepalese ambassador to India was lying vacant after Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned in October 2017 to join politics.

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