H.E. Mr Jhabindra Aryal – Biography

Born on 25 October 1958 in Gulmi, Nepal, Jhabindra Aryal received his school education from Gulmi. He is a graduate in Law & Economics and achieved Masters Degree in Political Science from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Career

Appointed Ambassador of Nepal to the Arab Republic of Egypt on 24 October 2016, he joined the Mission on 01 December 2016. Prior to this, he was Joint Secretary (Chief of Northeast Asia Division) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed Charg√© d’Affaires of the Government of Nepal to the Sultanate of Oman from August 2013 until September 2014. He joined the Diplomatic Service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1988 as Section Officer (Desk Officer) and served in the various Divisions of the Ministry enriching his knowledge, skills and experience. He also served in Nepalese Embassies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1994-97), Brussels, Belgium (2001-2004) and London, United Kingdom (2007-2011) as First Secretary, Counsellor and Minister Counsellor/Deputy Chief of Mission respectively.

Special Courses

Jhabindra Aryal has obtained Diploma in Diplomatic Studies from the Foreign Service Programme, University of Oxford, United Kingdom 1989-90. He also received Advanced Level Diplomatic Training from the Foreign Service Academy of Islamabad, Pakistan (January 01-March 31, 2005) and pursued Executive Courses 05-02 held at the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (May 31-August 18, 2005).In addition to the above, he has obtained basic and in-service trainings from the Nepal Administrative Staff College in 1988, 1998 and 2006, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Conferences

Jhabindra Aryal has travelled extensively several countries around the world in order to attend conferences and meetings such as an Official Delegate to the 53rd UN General Assembly, New York 1998, Official Delegate to the Plenipotentiary Conference to Adopt Patent Law Treaty held under World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at its Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland in 2000 and a number of other similar meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences to be dealt by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and required to be participated by a Foreign Service Officer.

Publications

He has published several articles on contemporary political and diplomatic issues of national, regional and international concerns in national dailies or journals.

Hobbies

His hobbies are reading, travelling and social networking through modern means of communication.