The Right Honourable President Bidya Devi Bhandari and the Right Honourable Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ have sent, on behalf of the people and the Government of Nepal, separate congratulatory messages to His Excellency Donald J Trump on his assumption of the office as the 45th President of the United States of America.
In her message, the Right Honourable President, while referring to the excellent relations between Nepal and the United States of America ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1947, has expressed her confidence that Nepal-US relations, marked by mutual trust, understanding, goodwill and partnership, will acquire new dimensions and reach to new heights during the tenure of the newly elected US President. She has also expressed her confidence that the United States will achieve further progress and prosperity under the dynamic and visionary leadership of His Excellency President Trump.
Likewise, the Right Honourable Prime Minister has expressed his confidence that the relations between the two countries will further deepen and widen during the tenure of His Excellency Mr Trump. Appreciating the Government and people of the United States of America for their consistent support and goodwill to Nepal in its development endeavours, the Right Honourable Prime Minister has expressed that continued US goodwill and support to Nepal will go a long way towards achieving stability, peace and prosperity in the country.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
21 January 2017