KATHMANDU, Jan 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli sent separate congratulatory messages to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimur Al Said today on the assumption of office as Sultan of Oman.
In her message, President Bhandari underlined the excellent state of bilateral relations between Nepal and the Sultanate of Oman ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1977, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.
The president also expressed confidence that the existing bilateral relations will continue to grow and expand in the days ahead. Bhandari also extended best wishes for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of the Sultanate of Oman.
Meanwhile, PM Oli also sent a message of congratulations to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimur Al Said today. In the message, Oli stressed the potentials for the expanding and deepening of cooperation between Nepal and Oman in the areas of trade, investment, energy, employment, tourism and people to people contacts. PM Oli has extended the best wishes for the progress and prosperity of the Omani people.