Press Release on Congratulatory Message by US President

His Excellency Mr. Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, has congratulated the Rt. Honourable Mr. K. P. Sharma Oli, on being elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal.


The President in his message has assured that the American people will stand shoulder to shoulder with Nepal as it tries to recover from the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 and strengthen its democratic institutions.


He has also said that the United States of America looks forward to continuing to work with the Government of Nepal through the Millennium Challenge Corporation in support of Nepal’s long term economic growth efforts.


Recalling the 70 years of partnership between the two countries, he has stated that the Unites States of America stands ready to work closely with Nepal to advance unity, prosperity and resilience in the months and years ahead.


Office of the Spokesperson,

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Singhadarbar, Kathmandu

11 November 2015