India-Nepal Statement on Expanding Rail Linkages: Connecting Raxaul in India to Kathmandu in Nepal

7 April 2018; 1430 hrs With the objective of expanding connectivity to enhance people-to-people linkages and promote economic growth and development, the Prime Ministers of India and Nepal agreed to construct a new electrified rail line, with India’s financial support, connecting the border city of Raxaul in India to Kathmandu in Nepal. As a first step, it was agreed that [ Read More … ]

Joint Statement during the State Visit of Prime Minister of Nepal to India (6-8 April 2018)

7 April 2018 at 1430hrs The Rt. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal, is on a State visit to India from April 6-8, 2018, at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. On April 7, 2018, the two Prime Ministers comprehensively reviewed the entire spectrum of multifaceted ties between the two countries. They [ Read More … ]

Press Release issued by the Permanent Mission regarding Nepal’s participation in the NAM Ministerial Conference in Baku

Press Release Nepal’s Participation in the NAM Ministerial Conference, Baku Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, led the Nepali delegation to the 18th Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) on 5 April 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Earlier today, Minister Gyawali attended the opening session of the conference which was addressed by H.E. Mr. [ Read More … ]

Press release on Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister’s State Visit to India

Press Release The Rt. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal, is leaving for India tomorrow morning on a State Visit at the cordial invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Radhika Shakya. He will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New [ Read More … ]

Press release on the visit of UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu

Press Release UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, is visiting Nepal from 1-3 April 2018. During the visit, Ms. Nakamitsu will call on the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli; Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali; and Foreign Secretary Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi. The High Representative will depart from Kathmandu on [ Read More … ]

Press release on Nepali delegation to NAM Ministerial Meeting

 Press Release Minister for Foreign Affairs, Honorable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, will lead Nepali delegation to the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan on 5-6 April 2018. Other members of the delegation will be H.E. Mr. Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New [ Read More … ]

Message of felicitations from His Majesty Sultan of Oman and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand

Press Release The Right Hon’ble President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari received a message of felicitations from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sultan of Oman, on her re-election as the President of Nepal. In the message of felicitations, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has expressed the desire to further develop existing relations between Nepal and Sultanate of Oman for [ Read More … ]

Press Statement by the Official Spokesperson on the Report of EU’s Election Observation Mission

Press Statement Serious attention of the Government of Nepal has been drawn towards the conclusions and recommendations of the ‘Final Report on the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly Elections’ released yesterday by the European Union’s Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) to Nepal. Some of the recommendations and comments of the Report not only undermine the successful holding of smooth, peaceful [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the First Meeting of the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism Between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and the State of Isreal

Press Release The first meeting of the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel was held in Kathmandu today. The matters of bilateral relations and mutual interest between Nepal and the State of Israel were discussed on that occasion. The meeting reviewed the current status [ Read More … ]