Press Release on the Participation of the Ambassador of Nepal in the Funeral of Former Indian President

His Excellency Mr. Deep Kumar Upadhayay, Ambassador of Nepal to India, is travelling to Rameshwaram to take part in the funeral of the former President of the Republic of India A P J Abdul Kalam representing Nepal, which is taking place on July 30, 2015. Former Indian President passed away on 27 July in Meghalaya. The Rt. Honourable President Dr. [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs’ programme in the Republic of Maldives

Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Pandey met the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon at the latter’s office in Male yesterday afternoon. During the meeting, the two Foreign Ministers deliberated on various matters of common interests. Minister Pandey congratulated the Government and people of Maldives on celebrating the 50th year of their [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Pandey leaving for Maldives

Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Pandey is leaving for Male this evening. He is visiting the Maldives at the invitation of the Foreign Minister of the Maldives, H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon. During his stay, Hon’ble Minister will participate in the celebrations on July 26-27, 2015, marking the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of the Maldives. Hon’ble Foreign [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the Separate Courtesy Calls on the FM and FS by the three newly appointed ambassadors

The newly appointed ambassadors of Georgia, Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Nepal, H.E. Mr. Levan Nijharadze, H.E. Mr. Ton Sinh Thanh and H.E. Mr. Hassan Mahmoud Mohammad Al-Jawarneh respectively, paid separate courtesy calls on the Hon. Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the latter’s office in Singhadurbar in the afternoon today. [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Nepal’s Participation to the Third International Conference on FfD

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD-3) held in Addis Ababa, July 13-16, adopted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, expressing a strong political commitment to creating an enabling environment for financing an ambitious set of sustainable development goals in the spirit of global partnership and solidarity. The Agenda is a culmination of months of negotiations among member states [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Iran Nuclear Deal

The Government of Nepal (GoN) welcomes the agreement concerning ‘Iran’s Nuclear Programme’ reached between Iran and P5+Germany yesterday. The GoN congratulates the parties on reaching the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actionafter the hectic negotiations that lasted for months. Nepal believes that the Plan of Action paves the way for peaceful resolution of this issue.  As a staunch advocate of general [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Nepal’s Entry into SCO as a Dialogue Partner

The Government of Nepal welcomes the decision of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Ufa Summit of 2015 on granting Nepal the status of SCO dialogue partner. Nepal believes that SCO dialogue partner would provide Nepal opportunities to have more interactions and cooperation with SCO member states especially in the areas of trade, energy, economy, culture, tourism, environment and security and [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the normalisation of US-Cuba relations

The Government of Nepal welcomes the improving relations between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba.  The announcement by both the Governments of reopening the embassies in each other’s capital is a major step forward in this direction. As a friendly country and also as a staunch supporter of global peace and harmony Nepal believes that the [ Read More … ]

Press Release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Singha Durbar on the news story.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) is concerned about the news story entitled “2 Ministries in Turf War over Meet Preps” published in The Kathmandu Post today.  The attention of the Ministry is drawn particularly towards the statement about MoFA being “miffed at the Finance Ministry” concerning the preparations on the ‘International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction’ to be held on [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Financial Contributions to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund from Nepalese Missions Abroad.

Financial Contributions to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund from Abroad Nepalese Embassies/Consulates General (Transferred or collected) S. N. Name Amount in Foreign Currencies Equivalent Amount in Rupees (Approximate) 1. Seoul USD 1,229,535.14 Rs. 12,54,12,584.28 2. Beijing CNY 5,358,207.59 (USD 861,799.04) Rs. 8,79,03,502.08 3. Tokyo JPY 38,93,39,089.00 Rs. 31,63,10,733.50 4. Tel Aviv USD 5,214 & ILS 71,125.31 Rs. 23,65,907.79 5. [ Read More … ]