KATHMANDU, June 6: The government has recalled the ambassadors to 11 countries, including India and the US.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The non-resident Ambassador of Nepal to Lithuania, Pro Dr Ram Swarth Raya, has expressed commitment that he would continuously work to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The government has decided to establish a Nepali Embassy in Portugal and recommend Shanil Nepal as the ambassador.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Ambassador-designate of Nepal to Colombia, Nirmal Raj Kafle, presented his Letters of Credence as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego, President of the Republic of Colombia, amidst a special ceremony held in Bogota on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Milan Raj Tuladhar, with residence in Moscow, presented his letters of credence to President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, amid a special ceremony organized at the presidential palace in Astana on October 6, the Embassy of Nepal in Moscow said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Non-resident ambassador of Sweden to Nepal, Jan Thesleff, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Ambassador of Nepal to Australia, Kailash Raj Pokharel, presented his Letters of Credentials to Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere, the president of Fiji, as a non-residential Ambassador of Nepal to Fiji, amidst a special ceremony organized at the State House in Suva on September 27.

Kathmandu, Aug 30: Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nepal, Rob Fenn, met with Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Shakti Bahadur Basnet on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has said Nepal is eager to collaborate with the international community for the development of information technology.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: President Ram Chandra Paudel on Thursday received Letters of Credence from Ambassador of the United Kingdom (UK) to Nepal Robert Dominic Russell Fenn and Non-residential Ambassador of Vietnam to Nepal Nguyen Thanh Hai amidst a special ceremony held at the Office of the President.

Kathmandu, Aug 16: A meeting between the chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Rabi Lamichhane and Ambassador of China to Nepal, Chen Song, took place in Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Ambassador Nirmal Raj Kafle presented his Letters of Credence to Alberto Angel Fernandez, the President of the Argentine Republic, as the non-resident Ambassador of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 26: South Korea's newly appointed ambassador to Nepal, Park Taeyoung, today paid a courtesy call on National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Ambassador of Nepal to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Sushil Kumar Lamsal presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty Abdullah II, King of Jordan at the Basman Palace in Amman amidst a ceremony earlier on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: A two-day EU Nepal Business Forum was held in the capital with the promise of bringing in foreign investment and enhancing trade in Nepal. The program held in the capital for two days on Monday and Tuesday discussed in detail the possibility of foreign investment in Nepal and business enhancement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Ambassador of China to Nepal Chen Song on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Speaker of House of Representatives Devraj Ghimire. The Federal Parliament Secretariat said that the issues of bilateral friendly relations, exchange of parliamentary activities and other issues were discussed during the meeting at the Speaker's office at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Bishnu Pukar Shrestha, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Nepal to the People’s Republic of China, presented a copy of his Letter of Credence to Hong Lei, Director General of Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China at the latter’s office today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Gyan Chandra Acharya as Nepal's Resident Ambassador to the United Kingdom.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Nepali nationals waiting for the evacuation from Afghanistan are safe despite a massive blast at Kabul airport on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Ambassador of Nepal to Belgium Gahendra Rajbhandari presented his Letter of Credence to the King of the Belgians, His Majesty King Phillippe amidst a special official ceremony held today at the Royal Palace in Brussels.

No plan to recall ambassadors now: Govt

January 11, 2021 19:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The government has clarified that there is no plan to recall Nepali ambassadors serving in various countries.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Federal Parliament's Parliamentary Committee has unanimously endorsed Mahendra Bahadur Pandey as the resident ambassador to the People's Republic of China and the non-resident ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Korea and Magnolia.

Singer Katy Perry on Wednesday said that she is pleased to be appointed as the new ambassador of the British Asian Trust's Children's Protection Fund for India by Prince Charles.

Participants of ‘The College Ambassador 2019’ showcased their different talents like dance, singing, acting, painting and many more amid a talent round held at Durbar Marg, Kathmandu recently.

ISTANBUL, Oct 30: Turkey’s foreign ministry said that it summoned U.S. Ambassador David Satterfield on Wednesday over two resolutions passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Ambassadors take oath

October 15, 2019 19:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Newly appointed ambassadors of Nepal to Australia and Spain respectively took an oath of office and secrecy in presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari here today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Minister for Finance Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, held a meeting on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Mohamed Maliki, ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Nepal, today paid a courtesy call on Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal's Ambassador to United Arab Emirates Krishna Prasad Dhakal presented his credentials to Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Nepal's Ambassador to Switzerland Mani Prasad Bhattarai presented his credentials to President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller met with acting Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Ishwar Pokhrel at Ministry of Defence, Singhadurbar on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Ambassador of Brazil to Nepal Maria Teresa Mesquita Pessoa visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Thursday to share her experiences with the students.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The government has extended the term of Nepali ambassador to the US, Arjun Kumar Karki. His four-year term expired earlier this week.

COLOMBO, April 24: The U.S. had no prior knowledge of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 350 people, the American ambassador said Wednesday, despite local claims that foreign officials had been warned an attack was looming.

Beyond statement

February 17, 2019 02:00 am

Dahal’s bid to support another parasitic and decaying communist regime is not based on heartfelt belief of global communist solidarity. It is rather a matter of political expediency

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, and US Ambassador to Nepal, Randy Berry, have jointly launched a training series on English and operational skills for tourist police, immigration officers and tourism officials.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry skipped a diplomatic briefing to the foreign diplomats based in Kathmandu hosted by the government on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Nepal's ambassador to Australia, Lucky Sherpa has refuted the ongoing rumors in the media regarding her fate. Speaking with the media, ambassador Sherpa said that she has been bearing unnecessary torture by the ongoing rumors in the media.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) is underway to conduct the hearing of the proposed ambassadors to India, Malaysia, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 : President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s thorniest issues.

MoFA begins probe against envoy Sherpa

December 7, 2018 05:07 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has started internal investigation into the alleged involvement of Nepal's ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa in human trafficking.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal’s ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa is facing an allegation of involvement in human trafficking, and the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded a government probe.

UAE Ambassador calls on CoAS Thapa

November 25, 2018 14:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Mohammad Al Naqbi called on Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa at the latter’s office, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Randy William Berry has been appointed as the new American ambassador to Nepal on Friday..

PM Oli attends banquet

October 1, 2018 12:56 pm

SAN JOSE, Oct 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday attended a banquet hosted by Nepal's Non-Resident Ambassador to Costa Rica, Arjun Kumar Karki, in honour of Prime Minister Oli and Nepali delegation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Former Member of Parliament of India and cine artist Jaya Prada has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the promotion of Nepal's tourism.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal’s Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jhabindra Prasad Aryal has presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at Basman Palace amidst a grand ceremony on September 2.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Former ambassador to France, Keshab Jha has been found dead at his own residence in Babarmahal.