Brief C. V.

Name: Dr. Khaga Nath Adhikari

Place of Birth: Palpa, Nepal

Marital Status: Married; has three children

Academic Qualifications:

BA: Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (1986)

MA: (English), Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (1988)

Master of International Politics: ULB, Brussels, 1999

Ph. D.: (International Relations), Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2016).


-Present Position: Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative of Nepal to UNESCAP (concurrently accredited to Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Singapore)

-Joint Secretary (DG), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, September 2009

-Under Secretary (Director), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, July 2003

-Joined Nepal’s Foreign Service as Section Officer in 1988.

Foreign Postings

-Consul, Consulate General of Nepal in Lhasa, Tibet, PRC (1991-94)

-First Secretary, Embassy of Nepal, Brussels, Belgium (1997-2001)

-Counsellor/Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Nepal, Islamabad, Pakistan (2005-9) (CdA for 19 months)

-Minister/DCM, Embassy of Nepal, New Delhi (2010-14) (CdA for 2 years and 8 months).

Foreign Trainings

Foreign Service Programme, Oxford University, UK (1995-6).

Executive Course, Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA (2004).

Senior Executive Development Programme, Nepal Administrative Staff College, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal (2013).

In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

While in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from time to time, worked under SAARC, Europe and Americas, North East and South East Asia, Multilateral Economic Affairs, Administration and Policy Planning Divisions, as Spokesperson, among others.


Book: Myth and Reality, Tibet and the Nepalese People There, 1997

Many articles in journals, magazines and newspapers.