NEPALESE DIPLOMAT APPOINTED NEW U.N. ENVOY FOR LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 22, 2012
HIS EXCELLENCY GYAN CHANDRA ACHARYA BECOMES THE FIRST NEPALI DIPLOMAT TO HOLD THE UNDER SECRETARY GENERAL POSITION AT THE UNITED NATIONS.
The Secretary-General on Tuesday announced the appointment of Gyan Chandra Acharya of Nepal as Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.
Mr. Acharya will replace Cheick Sidi Diarra to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service and achievements.
Mr. Acharya is currently the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations. (Source: the United Nations)