Nepal and Georgia established diplomatic relations on 22 September 2005. The Embassy of Nepal in Moscow, Russia is currently accredited to Georgia and Embassy of Georgia in New Delhi, India is accredited to Nepal. Georgia has appointed an Honorary Consul in the consular district of Kathmandu.
Nepal’s relations with Georgia are marked by friendship, mutual respect and understanding. Contacts between the two countries primarily take place in the international forums such as the United Nations. Both countries being mountainous, can work closely on issues of mutual concern like mountain economy and climate change.
Georgia extended support to the victims of the 2015 earthquakes of Nepal.
Bilateral Consultation Mechanism
The first Nepal-Georgia Bilateral Consultations was held in Kathmandu on 22 July 2019. Foreign Secretary Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia H.E. Alexander Khvtisiashvili led their respective delegations. The two sides reviewed diverse aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on further promoting cooperation between the two countries at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels. The visiting Deputy Minister also called on Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.
Visa Waiver Agreement
The Agreement on visa waiver for Holders of diplomatic, official or service passports of both the countries was signed on 22 July 2019.
The volume of trade between Nepal and Georgia is minimal at the moment. Some of the commodities imported by Nepal from Georgia are chemicals, salts, electrical machinery, paper etc. Nepal exports carpets, clothing accessories, headgears and parts etc. to the Georgia.
Trade volume between Nepal and Georgia for the last few years is shown in the table below:
There is no substantial investment or tourism interchanges between the two countries so far.