Nepal Embassy in Cairo hosted a reception to celebrate the national day (constitution day) of Nepal at Conrad Hotel, at the hub of Cairo on Thursday, 20 September 2018. H. E. Mr. Khaled Sarwat, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt attended the function as Chief Guest. Senior government officials, ambassadors, heads of regional and international organization based in Cairo, media people, business community, members of Nepali community, officials of the Embassy and family members and Egyptian friends of Nepal were present on the occasion.
The Ambassador of Nepal to Egypt H.E. Mr. Jhabindra P. Aryal, while welcoming the distinguished guests in the celebrations, delivered a speech highlighting the importance of the day. He also briefly highlighted some of the important features of Nepal’s constitution adopted by the constituent assembly and approved by the parliament of Nepal on 20 September 2015.
The Ambassador also shed light on the excellent state of bilateral relations between Nepal and Egypt stating that both countries share ancient cultures and civilizations, thus exists tremendous scope and potential to further promote tourism, trade, investment for the mutual benefit of the two countries. The Ambassador also appealed the business community, travel/tour operators, investors to make mutual exchanges to promote tourism, trade and investment as Nepal offers opportunities and potentials in several sectors.
The Ambassador expressed his sincere gratitude to H. E. Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt for his congratulatory message to the Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal as well as the Government and the people of Nepal through his special representative, the Chamberlain of the Presidency on this special occasion.
The national anthems of the two countries were played at the beginning of the formal program. Various cultural performances were screened in wide led screen along with Nepal’s cultural heritages, beautiful geographical landscapes, adventure tourism activities, wildlife throughout the program. A celebration cake to mark the special day was cut jointly by the Chief Guest and the Ambassador of Nepal to Egypt. The reception was followed by a dinner.
Embassy of Nepal
20 September 2018