H.E.Dr. Sarmila Parajuli Dhakal is an inspirational seasonal diplomat, writer, academic and businesswoman from Nepal. She assumed office as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Spain on August 25, 2022. She was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Oman from 2017 to 2021.
Prior to her diplomatic career, HE Dr. Dhakal was Chairperson of Carefare Pvt. Ltd. from 2003 to 2007 and Director and Founding Member of GhostWriting Nepal from 2007 to 2014, where she specialized in bibliography, art and culture.
Ambassador Dr. Parajuli has received several awards and honors, including the “Suprable Jana Shewa Shree” medal awarded by the President of Nepal in 2019.
Ambassador Dr. Parajuli earned a doctorate in English philosophy from Nepal Sanskrit University, focusing on the representation of women in the Vedas and the Bible. She also earned a master’s degree in English literature from Golden Gate college, Tribhuvan University, and completed business studies in organizational behavior at Wollongong University, an Australian university in Dubai. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Sociology and Anthropology from Campion college and completed a Proficiency of Certificate level in English Literature, Economics and Political Science at Mechi Multiple Campus, both affiliated with Tribhuvan University.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ambassador Dr. Parajuli enjoys a variety of activities including reading, writing, traveling, playing tennis and golf, and hiking also promotes science, technology, green economy, education, sports, arts, sustainable tourism around the globe and has visited over 35 countries around the world.
Ambassador Dr. Parajuli was born on October 28, 1980, is married to Mr. Bimal Dhakal and has one daughter and one son.