Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Leela Mani Paudyal recommended for Nepal envoys to India, China

KATHMANDU: The government on Thursday recommended Deep Kumar Upadhyay and Leela Mani Paudyal as Nepal's Ambassadors to India and China respectively.

Upadhyay, who was appointed the Ambassador to India by the Sushil Koirala-led government, was recalled by the erstwhile KP Sharma Oli-led government.

He is a Nepali Congress leader.

Likewise, Paudyal is a former chief secretary. He is known for good governance and austerity.

The Cabinet meeting also appointed Rishi Adhikari and Shreeram Paudel as foreign affairs advisor and financial advisor to the Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, discussions were also held on changing responsibilities of various secretaries.