Friday, February 23, 2007

Nepal in New York

by KASHISH D SHRESTHA for Nepali Times

Rumours, arguments, and sly suggestions at a diaspora Democracy Day

A diverse group of Nepalis gathered to mark ‘democracy day’ on 19 February. Madhu Raman Acharya, Nepal’s ambassador to the US and permanent representative at Nepal’s mission to the United Nations in New York, and his wife Geeta hosted the event at the popular Yak Restaurant in Jackson Heights, Queens...

...The ambassador maintains a neutral reputation here in New York, but some still view him sceptically as he was appointed to this office just days before the king’s planned attendance at the UN General Assembly in 2005...
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