City Tycoon, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has been appointed as the first honorary Consul of the Republic of Nepal to Uganda.
The appointment was made by Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the Nepalese president before Sudhir presented his credentials to the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
According to reliable sources, formal ceremony will take place in the first week of March in Kampala as the South Asian landlocked country opens its first consulate in Uganda.
The move is aimed at strengthening economic and political ties between the two countries.
Nepal, officially called the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia.
It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain and has a population of 26.4 million.
It borders China in the North and India in the South, East and West.
Nepal is one of the major contributors to UN peacekeeping missions.
About Dr. Sudhir
Born 17 January 1956, Sudhir is a Ugandan business magnate and investor.
He is the chairman and majority shareholder in the companies of the Ruparelia Group. His investments are mainly in the areas of insurance, education, broadcasting, real estate, floriculture, hotels, and resorts.
According to Forbes in 2015, he was the 27th wealthiest individual in Africa, with an estimated net worth of US$800 million.
Sudhir is married to Jyotsna Ruparelia, and they have three children: Meera (married to Ravi Kotecha in 2014) is the eldest, Rajiv is his only son, and Sheena is the younger daughter. Meera and Rajiv hold senior positions in the conglomerate.
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