The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area.
Nepal borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 kilometres (17 miles) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world’s ten official language.
The East Africa’s richest man, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia is the Honorary Counsel of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to Uganda after presented his credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kuteesa.
The ceremony that took place at the ministry headquarters was witnessed by Ambassador Jhabindra Aeyal Rajdoot, the Nepal ambassador to Egypt who introduced Dr. Sudhir to Minister Sam Kuteesa and was accompanied by Nepalis residents in Uganda.
Dr. Sudhir was appointed in February but the formal ceremony had to wait Ambassador Jhabindra Aeyal Rajdoot who would present him to Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa.
Dr. Sudhir was last month appointed by the President of Republic of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari. After presenting the credentials, Sudhir and Ambassador Rajdoot opened the consulate offices at Crane Chambers on Kampala Road.