Parliamentary hearing of proposed three ambassadors to take place on Nov 12

2 Nov., Kathmandu : The parliamentary hearing of proposed ambassadors to the United States of America (USA), the United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa is taking place on November 12. A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Committee today decided to conduct the hearing of the three proposed ambassadors on November 12, Thursday, Committee president Laxman Lal Karna said.

The government had on October 1 recommended former Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the ambassador to the USA, former Chief Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi as the ambassador to the UK and Nirmal Kumar Bishwokarma as the ambassador to South Africa. It had forwarded their names to the Committee for parliamentary hearing.

Although the Committee had through public notice invited the individuals filing complaints against the proposed ambassadors to its meeting today, none of the complainant was present in the meeting. Three complaints had been filed against Dr Khatiwada and one against Regmi.