Amrit Bahadur Rai

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Amrit Bahadur Rai
Date of Birth: April 4, 1970
Education and Training:

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


2006, China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing, China

2007, Nepal Administrative Staff College, Nepal

2007, College of Security Studies, Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA


Dec 2014 Ambassador, Embassy of Nepal, Pretoria, South Africa

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, Multilateral Economic Diplomacy Division and BIMSTEC, 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 Organization 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, Planning and Monitoring Section, Women Development section, Child Development Section, Department of Women Development, 1996 – 2002, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Government of Nepal

Marital Status: Married and has three children