Newly appointed US ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodd
Newly appointed US ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde presented his credentials to President Ram Baran Yadav at Shital Niwas on Monday.
Bodde presented his diplomatic credentials a day after arriving in Kathmandu. Bodde, who had joined the US Foreign Service in 1981, had served at the US embassy in Kathmandu twice earlier. He was deputy chief of mission from 1994 to 1997 and attache´ from 1982 to 1984 in Kathmandu. He speaks fluent Nepali.
Bodde also served as Minister Counselor for Administrative Affairs in a number of countries including India and as Consul General in Frankfurt, Germany, from September 2002 to February 2006.
His predecessor Scott H. DeLisi was shifted to Uganda as US ambassador even before his tenure in Kathmandu ended. nepalnews.com