KATHMANDU, FEBRUARY 16
Felicity Volk has been appointed as the new Australian Ambassador to Nepal, on Monday.
Ambassador Volk presented her credentials to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the latter's official residence in Shital Niwas, yesterday.
Volk took to Twitter to announce her appointment, while also appreciating her predecessor Ambassador Pete Budd for the completion of his tenure in the country.
On the 61st anniversary of diplomatic relations, I'm honoured to have been appointed Australia's Ambassador to Nepal and look forward to building on the great work of my predecessor, Ambassador Pete Budd, to grow our close relationship with the Government and people of Nepal. pic.twitter.com/KpzmG4WpKB- Felicity Volk (@AusAmbNP) February 15, 2021
Diplomatic relations between Nepal and Australia was established on February 15, 1960. Both countries had celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations in 2010.