Educational and Cultural Affairs Programs

The Cultural Affairs Section manages a broad range of activities promoting professional, academic, and cultural relations between the people of Nepal and the United States, and it represents the U.S. Embassy vis-a-vis the Government of Nepal in official business related to education and culture. It also organizes and sponsors activities in traditional areas, such as the performing and visual arts, literature, and other cultural initiatives. In addition to administering a large number of short-term educational and cultural exchanges program, the Cultural Affairs Section manages Ambassador Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) program in Nepal. The section is headed by the Cultural Affairs Officer.