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Last Updated: Fri, 07.12.12 9:21

Nepal’s ambassador to Egypt passes away

Nepal’s ambassador to Egypt Shyam Lal Tabdar has died from a heart attack in Cairo. He was 70-years-old.

Ambassador Tabdar died while being rushed to a hospital in the Egyptian capital after suffering a cardiac arrest at 5 am (local time), according to a source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tabdar, who had been serving as Nepal’s ambassador to the North African nation since Januray 2010, had been suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure since long.

The government is preparing to bring the deceased ambassador's body to Nepal, it is learnt. nepalnews.com