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Diplomatic Representation for Nepal

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
February 24, 2010



February 16, 1948LEGATION OPENED
 Minister is also Ambassador to Great Britain . Entire staff of Legation is at Nepalese Embassy at London.
February 16, 1948Commanding General Kaiser Shum Shere Jung Bahadur Rana, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 19, 1948E.E. and M.P.
August 19, 1948Subba Iswary Raj Misra, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
September 21, 1949General Shanker Shum Shere Jung Bahadur Rana, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
September 27, 1949E.E. and M.P.
February 17, 1953Gen. Shanker Shum Shere Jung Bahadur Rana, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 24, 1953Amb. E. and P.
Spelling of named changed December 1953 issue of Diplomatic List
September 29, 1958Rishikesh Shah, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 27, 1958Amb. E. and P.
July 13, 1961Matrika Prasad Koirala, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 3, 1961Amb. E. and P
October 23, 1964Major General Padma Bahadur Khatri, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 3, 1964Amb. E. and P.
April 4, 1969Kul Shekhar Sharma, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 17, 1969Amb. E. and P.
April 27, 1973Yadu Nath Khanal, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 14, 1973Amb. E. and P.
May 25, 1975Mr. Bishweshwar Prasad Rimal, First Secretary,
 Charge d'Affaires ad interim
January 9, 1976Major General Padma Bahadur Khatrif Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 23, 1976Amb. E. and P.
August 8, 1980Dr. Bhekh Bahadur Thapa, Appt. Amb. E. & P.
August 29, 1980Amb. E. and P.
February 3, 1986Bishwa Pradhan, Appt
February 18, 1986Amb E and P.
August 29, 1988Dr. Hohn Man Sainju, Appt.
September 19, 1988Amb. E. and P.
November 5, 1991Yog Prasad Upadhyay, appt
November 25, 1991Amb. E. and P.
March 7, 1995Basudev Prasad Dhungana (copies of credentials)
March 20, 1995Amb. E. and P. (WH credentials)
March 18, 1996Bhekh Bahadur Thapa, Appnt.
April 30, 1996Amb. E. and P.
September 9, 1998Damodar Prasad Gautam, appt.
September 10, 1998Amb. E. and P.
January 28, 2002Jai Pratap Rana, Appt.
February 14, 2002Amb. E. and P.
(Died March 2003)
August 20, 2004Kedar Bhakta Shrestha, Appt.
September 15, 2004Amb. E. and P.
November 21, 2007Suresh Chalise, Appt.
January 22, 2008Amb. E. & P.
November 18, 2009Shankar Prasad Sharma, Appt.
February 24, 2010Amb. E. & P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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