Press Release on the congratulatory message to France and Ireland

Press Release

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. K P Sharma Oli today sent a congratulatory message to the newly appointed Prime Minister of France His Excellency Jean Castex. In his message, the Prime Minister has expressed best wishes for the successful tenure of office to Prime Minister Castex. Highlighting the longstanding friendship and people-to-people contacts, the Prime Minister stressed the need for forging strong economic partnership between the two countries. He also appreciated the French cooperation to Nepal’s socio-economic development.

Similarly, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, in his congratulatory message to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Ireland His Excellency Micheál Martin TD, has expressed happiness over the friendly bilateral relations and his willingness to working closely with Ireland for mutual interest. The Prime Minister also congratulated Ireland on its recent election to the UN Security Council as a Non-Permanent member for the term 2021-2022.

In both the messages, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister emphasized the importance of cooperation and solidarity among the international community to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister thanked the Governments of France and Ireland for their invaluable support extended to Nepali nationals living in these countries, while assuring them of Nepal’s continued support to their nationals living in Nepal, during the difficult times.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
7 July 2020