On the occasion of the Republic Day of India, The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari and The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Mr. K P Sharma Oli have sent separate messages of felicitations to His Excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President and His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India respectively.
In her message, Rt. Hon. President Bhandari has extended best wishes for personal health and happiness of the President of India as well as for the peace and prosperity of the people of India. The Rt. Hon. President has also expressed confidence that the age-old and multidimensional relations between Nepal and India would be further strengthened in the days to come.
Likewise, in his message to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Oli has expressed his best wishes for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of the people of India. The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister has also stated that Nepal and India enjoy deep and diverse relations marked by friendship, equality, cooperation and mutual respect. The Prime Minister admired India’s spectacular progress in various fields of science, technology, medicine and economic development.
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister has also expressed gratitude to the Government of India for providing one million COVISHIELD vaccines to Nepal as grant as a gesture of good neighbourly relations.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
26 January 2021