Honorable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali was appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal in March 2018. Mr. Gyawali, who is also member of the Standing Committee of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, was elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Gulmi, Constituency-1, in 2018. Prior to this, he was elected as a member of the Constituent Assembly in 2008 as well as a member of House of Representatives in 1999. Mr. Gyawali also served as Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation from May 2006 to April 2007. He was one of the key members of the government team that successfully negotiated with the then Maoist rebels. His political career started in 1970s through his affiliation with Nepali Left Movement and subsequent involvement in student politics in 1973. Mr. Gyawali has a number of literary works ranging from poetry, fiction, essays as well as critiques on political and philosophical commentaries to his credit.