Sujata Koirala was born on 9th February 1954 to late Girija Prasad Koirala and Sushma Koirala in Biratnagar.
Family Background

Being born into the Koirala family, Sujata Koirala was involved in politics from an early stage of her life. Most of the family members have remained prominent figures in Nepali Congress party since the country's first democratic movement. Three members of the family, all brothers (Matrika Prasad Koirala, Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, Girija Prasad Koirala) have been Prime Ministers of Nepal.


Sujata Koirala is at present Central working committee member, Head of the International Relations Department and Member of the Parliamentary Board of the Nepali Congress Party. She has served as the Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal.

Social Work

Not only in politics, Koirala is actively involved in social works also. She is founder president of Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation for Democracy, Peace and Development (GPKF) and the Sushma Koirala Memorial Trust (SKMT).

International Forum/ Affiliation

Sujata Koirala is affiliated with several International Forums. Some of which are listed below.


Vice Chair: ICAPP Culrural Council

International Conference for Asian Political Parties (ICAPP)

ICAPP Secretariat

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Member: Governing Council
Centrist Asia Pacific Democrats International (CAPDI)
Manila Office- #61 Tamarind Road South Forbes Makati City
Metro Manila, Philippines.

Vice Chairperson and alternate Standing Committee Member
International Conference for Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) Women’s Wing
ICAPP Secretariat
Seoul, Republic of Korea

Honorary Chairperson
Institute of Himalayan Studies
The Chinese Academy of World Agendas
Southwest University of Political Science and Law/Tsinghua International Center for Communication Studies,
Sichuan Province, China

Member: International Advisory Board
Economic Club of China
Hong Kong/ Beijing
Peoples Republic of China

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