Press Release on the development in the Gulf region

Press Release

The Government of Nepal welcomes the decision of the governments of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Qatar to reopen the land, air and sea borders between the two countries. Nepal believes that the important steps taken by the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries at the GCC Summit yesterday will contribute to the resolution of outstanding issues among some of its member States and lead towards stability and cooperation in the region.

Nepal enjoys close bilateral relations with all the GCC countries. The Government and people of Nepal always wish for peace, prosperity and development in the Gulf region.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
6 January 2021