Press Release on congratulatory message sent by Rt. Hon’ble President Bidya Devi Bhandari

Press Release

The Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal, sent a message of congratulations to His Excellency Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi today on his assumption of office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

In her message, the President has stated that Nepal and Pakistan enjoy close and cordial relations based on goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding. Highlighting the growing people-to-people contacts which have further contributed to consolidate bilateral relations, she has mentioned that beyond bilateral cooperation, the two countries have been working together at regional and international forums on matters of mutual interest.

The President of Nepal has expressed her willingness to work closely with the President of Pakistan in the days ahead for further strengthening the cordial relations between the two countries and peoples. She has also extended her best wishes for his successful tenure of office and good health and happiness as well as for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Pakistan.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Nepal
09 September 2018