Nepal and the Republic of Albania established diplomatic relations on 23 May 1972. Relations between Nepal and the Republic of Albania are based on goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding. The Ambassador of the Republic of Albania resident in Delhi is concurrently accredited to Nepal. Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN and other International Organizations/Embassy of Nepal, Vienna is concurrently accredited to the Republic of Albania.
At present, trade, investment, development cooperation and other sectors of economic relations are almost non-existent. However, there are prospects to explore niche areas where the two countries could work together for mutual benefit.
There have been contacts and cooperation between the two countries in the United Nations, international organizations, international conference and meetings. The two countries share common views on a number of international issues, as well as the sentiments of smaller nations.