Ishwor Pokhrel

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Ishwor Pokhrel
General Secretary, Communist Party of Nepal (CPN-UML)
Personal details
Born 4 February 1954
Mamkha-2, Okhaldhunga
Nationality Nepalese
Spouse(s) Mira Dhonju Pokhrel
Children Shreejan Pokhrel, Sajeet Pokhrel
Parents Shiva Hari Pokhrel, Ram Kumari Pokhrel
Website http://www.ishwarpokhrel.com/

Ishwor Pokhrel (Nepali: ईश्वर पोखरेलAbout this sound Listen ) is the current General Secretary of Communist Party of Nepal( 2nd tenure) (Unified Marxist–Leninist) and also The Honorable Defence Minister of the country.

Early life and childhood[edit]

Ishwar Pokhrel born on 4 February 1954 is a Nepali politician currently serving CPN-UML (Communist Party of Nepal – Unified Marxist Leninist) as a Party General Secretary since 2009 to present. He is also the Founding member of Central Committee of the Communist Party of Nepal (ML) and also the founding member of the Central Committee, CPN (UML).

He was the youngest among eight siblings born to Ram Kumari Pokhrel (mother) and Shiva Hari Pokhrel (Father) in Mamkha-2, Okhaldhunga district of Nepal. He is married to Mira Dhonju Pokhrel and together has two sons – Shreejan Pokhrel and Swaraj Pokhrel.

Academic Qualification[edit]

Graduate in Education & Literature from TU Kathmandu

Participation in international conferences / seminars[edit]

  • 1993 - International Conference on Communist and Workers Parties held in and the Netherland
  • 1995 - High Level Delegation Member to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia with the Rt. Hon'ble Prime Minister
  • 1995 - Member of the delegate for the 8th SAARC held in New Delhi, India
  • 1995 - Head of the delegation to Preparatory Meeting on the United Nations' Conference on Social Summit, New York, USA
  • 1995 - United Nations, Conference of Social
  • 1996 - Seminar of the ML Parties on ‘Anti-Imperialism’ (Belgium)
  • 1998 - Member, Delegation to from National Assembly (Upper House)
  • 2000 - Member, Nepalese Parliamentary Delegation to the DPR of Korea
  • 2001 - Head of the delegation to for the observation of Presidential election
  • 2001 - Member, Nepalese Delegation to UN General Assembly
  • 2001 - Member, Delegation to 9th of Forum for SAO-PAULO
  • 2002 - International Seminar on Socialism, Kathmandu
  • 2004 - Regional Ministerial Level Meeting held in Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 2005 - Head of Delegation to for Regional Conference of Non-Resident Nepali (NRN)
  • 2005 - Head of the Delegation, Ministerial Conference on Intellectual Property for the Developing Countries held in Democratic Korea
  • 2009 - Participation on the joint meeting of ICAPP and COPPPAL representing the country and the party

International visits / exposure[edit]

  • People's Republic of China (1979, 1995, 2009, 2015)
  • Bangladesh (1993)
  • Mongolia (1995)
  • France (1995, 2010)
  • Germany (1993, 1995, 2000)
  • Ireland (2003)
  • Thailand (2000)
  • United Kingdom (1995)
  • Russia (1996)
  • Belarus (1996)
  • Netherlands (2003)
  • Belgium (1996, 2000, 2010)
  • Yugoslavia (2001)
  • Jamaica (2001)
  • Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea ( 2005)
  • Democratic Korea (2005)
  • United States of America (1995, 2001)
  • Denmark (1995)
  • Cuba (2001)
  • Qatar (2005, 2009)
  • Japan (1998, 2009, 2011)
  • Argentina (2009)
  • United Arab Emirates (2005, 2009)
  • Pakistan and India (several times)

Language[edit]

Nepali, Maithili, Hindi, English

Published books[edit]

'MAGH 19' (A book written about February 1 - The Royal take-over, 2005)

References[edit]

External links[edit]