H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai

Ambassador/Permanent Representative

Master’s Degree in Public Management (MPM), 2002-2003, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam, Berlin, Germany

Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) – First in First, 1997-1998, Public Administration Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), 1992-1993, Nepal Commerce Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
Work History:
Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New York from 04 March 2019

Joint Secretary, Policy Planning Division, 03 Dec 2018 03 March 2019, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

27 December 2014 -02 December 2018: Ambassador of Nepal to South Africa with eighteen other concurrently accredited countries

Joint Secretary, South Asia Division, August 21, 2013, Ministry of foreign Affairs, Government of Nepal; Joint Secretary, Europe America Division, March 9, 2013 – August 20, 2013 , Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Nepal

Under Secretary, BIMSTEC and Multilateral Economic Diplomacy Division, October 2012 – March 9, 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Nepal

Minister Counsellor, with responsibility to cover First and Fourth Committee of the General Assembly, Security Council, NAM, Peacebuilding Commission, Peacekeeping, Asia-Pacific Group, Consular functions, Economic Diplomacy, Press relations and community activities; Nov 9, 2008 – October 03, 2012 Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, New York

Under Secretary, UN and International Orgaization Division, Multilateral Economic Diplomacy Division, Foreign Minister’s secretariat, Nov 25, 2005 – Nov 9, 2008, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Nepal

Under Secretary, Planning Division, June 17, 2003 – Nov 24, 2005), Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Government of Nepal

Under Secretary, 2002 – June 16, 2003, Ministry of General Administration, Government of Nepal

Section Officer, Women Development Section, Child Development Section, Department of Women Development, 1996 – 2002, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Government of Nepal

Date of Birth: April 4, 1970

Marital Status: Married and have three children