Press Release on Nepal’s participation at International Conference on Central and South Asia

 Press Release Foreign Secretary Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal addressed the plenary session of the International Conference on Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity, Challenges and Opportunities in Tashkent today. In his address, Foreign Secretary Paudyal said that the Central and South Asia regions are the home to a quarter of the world’s population and in order to realize the full [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Courtesy Call on Rt. Hon. Prime Minister by Ambassador of China

Press Release H.E. Ms. Hou Yanqi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nepal, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Prime Minister’s Residence, Baluwatar this afternoon. During the call on, various matters pertaining to Nepal-China relations were discussed. On the occasion, the Ambassador assured that China will continue its support [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Vaccines Support from Japan

Press Release The Government of Nepal welcomes the decision of the Government of Japan to provide Nepal with about 1.6 million doses of Japan-made AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX facility. The announcement of this vaccine support was made today by His Excellency Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan. An arrangement will be made to transport the vaccines [ Read More … ]

Press Release on Foreign Secretary’s Courtesy Call on Uzbek Foreign Minister

Press Release  On the sideline of the International Conference on Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity, Challenges and Opportunities, Foreign Secretary Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal had a courtesy call on His Excellency Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in Tashkent today. During the call on, views were exchanged on matters of mutual interest, including promotion [ Read More … ]

Press Release on vaccine support from the US

Press Release  The United States of America has provided assistance of 1,534,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal through COVAX. This will complement Nepal’s vaccination drive amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Receiving the support at a brief ceremony held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Mr. K P Sharma Oli conveyed sincere [ Read More … ]

Press Release on arrival of medical support from Israel

Press Release A special flight of Nepal Airlines brought from Israel a consignment of medical support today. The consignment consists of medical equipment and supplies including ventilators, oxygen concentrators, masks, PPEs and coverall, provided by the Government and people of the State of Israel as well as the Nepali community living in Israel to support the ongoing fight against COVID-19 [ Read More … ]

Press release on establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and the Republic of Sierra Leone

Press Release Nepal and the Republic of Sierra Leone established diplomatic relations today. With this, the number of countries with which Nepal has diplomatic relations has now reached 171. H.E. Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and H.E. Mr. Alie Kabba, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the United Nations signed [ Read More … ]

Press Release on hand-over of Canadian medical support

 Press Release  In response to the request of the Government of Nepal, the Government of Canada has delivered a consignment of critical medical support to help Nepal fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a brief ceremony held at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday, the support materials were handed over to Dr. Roshan Pokhrel, Chief Specialist at the Ministry of Health and [ Read More … ]

Press Release on hand-over of Covid-related support from Italy

Press Release Under the European Union’s Civil Protection Mechanism, Italy has extended support of medical equipment and supplies to help Nepal fight the surge of COVID-19 cases. Her Excellency Ms. Nona Deprez, the Ambassador of EU to Nepal, along with the Honorary Consul of Italy based in Kathmandu, handed over the medical support to Dr. Roshan Pokhrel, Chief Specialist at [ Read More … ]