Press Release on the 9th session of the Nepal-European Union Joint Commission

The 9th session of the Nepal-European Union Joint Commission was held today in Kathmandu. During the meeting, different issues of mutual interest between Nepal and the European Union were discussed. The two side exchanged views on the post earth-quake reconstruction, European Union assisted development programmes in Nepal including the future priorities. They also exchanged views on trade and investment, human [ Read More … ]

Spokesperson’s Statement on Reference to Nepal made in A Joint Statement between the UK and India

Attention of the Government of Nepal has been drawn to the reference to Nepal made in a recent Joint Statement between the UK and India. Nepal has been able to promulgate a new democratic and inclusive constitution through an elected Constituent Assembly after a rigorous democratic exercise of about eight years. The promulgation of the new constitution marks the conclusion [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the terrorist attacks in multiple venues in Paris, France

The Government of  Nepal has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in multiple venues in Paris, France, that took place yesterday evening. The Rt. Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent a message of condolences to the French President, His Excellency Mr. François Hollande. In her message the Rt. Honourable President has stated that the people and Government of Nepal [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Congratulatory Message to the government of Union of Myanmar for the successful conclusion of the general elections

The people and the Government of Nepal congratulate the people and the Government of Union of Myanmar for the successful conclusion of the general elections in Myanmar, which were held on 8 November 2015 with the overwhelming participation of the people of Myanmar. While expressing happiness over this historic democratic exercise, the Government of Nepal believes that the bond of [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Nepal and Switzerland sign MOU establishing bilateral consultation mechanism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing bilateral consultation mechanism between Nepal and Switzerland was signed today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu. Foreign Secretary Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi, on behalf of the Foreign Ministry of Nepal, and Swiss Ambassador to Nepal H. E. Mr. Urs Herren, on behalf of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss [ Read More … ]

The Response of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Queries Regarding the Situation in Birgunj Today

Nepal police had successfully cleared the obstruction made by agitators at the Birgunj-Raxaul border check point between the two countries this morning. Out of five persons arrested during the course of clearing the obstruction, two were Indian nationals. After the clearance of obstruction, all Indian trucks that were stranded inside the Nepalese territory for the last several weeks exited from [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Promulgation of Constitution

The Nepali people have overwhelmingly acclaimed the promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal, which was declared by Rt. Honorable President on September 20, 2015, following its adoption by the Constituent Assembly. With the conclusion of this process, the long-cherished aspiration of the Nepalese people to write a constitution for themselves has been fulfilled. Out of 598 Constituent Assembly members then [ Read More … ]