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In conversation with SBS Radio Nepali, Australia's Ambassador to Nepal, Glenn White, has spoken about his advice to Australians in Nepal to leave the country and about the latest assistance provided by the Australian government.
By
Rajish Aryal / SBS Radio Nepali

29 Apr 2015 - 12:29 PM  UPDATED 29 Apr 2015 - 12:31 PM

White also talked about Australians, including of Nepali origin, who are volunteering to go to Nepal to provide assistance to reconsider their plans.

He also shares his experience of the earthquake which took place right after the Anzac Day celebrations at the Australian Embassy in Nepal.

  • Information about assistance for australians to depart HERE
  • Information for Australians in Nepal HERE

 

Ambassador Glenn White

Mr White is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and, prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Nepal, was Director of the department's Counter-Terrorism Cooperation Section. He has previously served as Australian Ambassador to Jordan, Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad and Riyadh and as a Senior Civilian Monitor in the Peace Monitoring Group in Bougainville.

Mr White holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Anthropology from the Australian National University.