Press Release on congratulatory message sent by Rt. Hon’ble President Bidya Devi Bhandari

Press Release The Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal, sent a message of congratulations to His Excellency Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi today on his assumption of office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In her message, the President has stated that Nepal and Pakistan enjoy close and cordial relations based on goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding. [ Read More … ]

Press Release on official goodwill visit of the President of Sri Lanka

 Press Release At the invitation of The Rt. Hon’bleBidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal, His Excellency Mr. MaithripalaSirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is on an official goodwill visit to Nepal on 1-2 September 2018.The President of Sri Lanka is accompanied by his Spouse Mrs. Jayanthi PushpaKumari, His Excellency Mr. VasantaSenanayake, State Minister of Foreign Affairs [ Read More … ]

Press briefing by Hon. Foreign Minister for the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit

Press briefing note for the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit 31 August 2018, Kathmandu Dear Colleagues from the Media I welcome you all to this press briefing. I am here today to share with you the outcome of the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit. I wish to inform you that the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit successfully concluded today. As you all know this Summit is [ Read More … ]

Opening Statement by the Right Honourable K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal at the Inaugural Session of the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit

Opening Statement by the Right Honourable K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal at the Inaugural Session of the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Kathmandu, 30th August 2018 Your Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Your Excellency Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Advisor of the Interim Government of the Kingdom of Bhutan, Your Excellency Shri Narendra Modi, Prime [ Read More … ]

Opening statement of Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Namaste and good morning! I am pleased to welcome all of you to this Ministerial Meeting. I would like to express my deep appreciation to Your Excellencies, the Honorable Foreign/External Affairs Ministers of the BIMSTEC Member States, for accepting our invitation to attend this Meeting. I wish you all a very pleasant stay in Kathmandu. This meeting [ Read More … ]

Press Briefing Note for 19th Session of BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Press Briefing Note 19th Session of BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting 28 August 2018, Kathmandu Dear Friends from the media, Good evening to you all. Thank you very much for joining this briefing. At the beginning, I would like to thank all the media friends for the cooperation and wider publicity of this important event during its preparatory process. I expect [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Fourth BIMSTEC Summit

Press Release Attention of the Ministry has been drawn to a news report appeared in the Himalayan Times daily today regarding the retreat venue for the 4th BIMSTEC Summit. The news report attributing to a Member State for the change in the venue of the retreat is regrettable and totally baseless. It is up to the host Government to decide [ Read More … ]

Remarks by Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, at a Talk Programme organized by Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

Remarks by Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal as a Chief Guest at a Talk Programme on BIMSTEC: Connecting South and Southeast Asia organized by Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) Kathmandu, 24 August 2018   Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies, Dear Dr. Nischal Nath Pandey Ji, Distinguished Speakers, Distinguished Guests, and Ladies [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit

Press Release The Fourth Summit meeting of the Heads of State/Government of Member States of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 30 and 31 August 2018. Nepal has assumed the Chairmanship of BIMSTEC after its Third Summit meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in March 2014. [ Read More … ]