The Australian Ambassador to Nepal , Mr. Peter Budd visited the Karnali Province: Phukot and Betan to observe investment in hydropower of Nepal which is supported by Australian Aid for technical assessments in Nepal Hdyropower Projects.
Mr Peter Budd thanked to Secretary of Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Mr Anup Kumar Upadhyay, and his team for opportunity to visit Phukot and Betan In Karnali Province.
Mr. Budd is the 11th Resident Ambassador to Nepal. He is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and has served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad, Pretoria and Port Vila. In Canberra, Mr Budd was most recently Director, Property Tender Unit and Estate Section. He has also served as Director, Pacific Regional Section and Director, Fiji Taskforce.