Press Release on congratulatory message of the Foreign Minister to the US Secretary of State

Press Release

Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has felicitated His Excellency Mr. Antony Blinken on the latter’s appointment as the Secretary of State of the United States of America. In his message, Foreign Minister Gyawali has expressed his confidence that the multidimensional Nepal-US relations will continue to flourish in the years ahead.

Appreciating US cooperation to Nepal’s socioeconomic development, the Foreign Minister has outlined that the new US policies, including the emphasis on multilateralism, will further expand the avenues for mutual cooperation. In this context, he conveyed the commitment of the Government of Nepal to working closely with the United States in the areas of common interests, including climate action and global health in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. Foreign Minister Gyawali, in his message, has also underscored the need of further enriching development partnership, economic engagements and people-to-people contacts.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
28 January 2021