Diplomacy in bilateral and multilateral affairs is becoming increasingly complex requiring tact and intelligence. It involves tremendous art of communications and negotiation with a profound knowledge of English language and mastery over a range of topical issues to discuss on the part of negotiators and country representatives. Prime Minister or cabinet ministers such as the foreign minister and secretary of state, consulates and embassies serve as diplomats in implementing Nepal’s foreign policy.
The newly appointed Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra has arrived in Kathmandu. He was leading the Indian diplomatic mission in France when the Indian government handed him the Nepal job. He boasts more than a three decade long experience in the Indian Foreign Service (IFS). He was serving as the head of Americas Division in the Foreign Ministry where he dealt with India’s relations with the United States and Canada when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Chairperson of Nepal Pariwar Dal Eknath Dhakal held separate meetings with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav and Chief Minister of New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Nepal's Ambassador to Thailand Ganesh Prasad Dhakal, who is also concurrently accredited to Laos, presented his credentials to Bounnhang Vorachith, the President of Lao People's Democratic Republic.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: India's Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri today said India was always ready to help with Nepal's journey to prosperity and its initiatives to take the country to socio-economic development.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal and the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between Foreign Ministries in Kathmandu, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.
BEIJING, Sept 23: Disputes in the Gulf should be resolved peacefully via talks, and all sides should remain calm and exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iraq’s visiting prime minister on Monday, state television reported.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is currently visiting the Maldives, held separate meetings with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore Vivian Balakrishnan and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritius Nandcoomar Bodha, and the Assistant Foreign Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Van Thao on the sidelines of the Fourth Indian Ocean Conference in Male.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Sajha Bibeksheel Party has issued a 13-point diplomatic guideline for its leaders to make party's official meetings, and communications with foreign governments, officials and diplomats, including international organizations in Nepal and their representatives, more systematic and dignified.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination of Pakistan Fehmida Mirza has said that the regional politics should not affect the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
NEW DELHI, June 6: From ferry services and port terminals to a new national cricket stadium, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to come bearing gifts on his visit to neighbours Sri Lanka and the Maldives this weekend.
MOSCOW, June 6: Chinese President Xi Jinping presented two pandas to Moscow’s zoo at a ceremony with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, in a gesture the Russian president described as a sign of deepening trust and respect between the two powers.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Notwithstanding the criticisms from various quarters and objection from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), US Embassy in Kathmandu has indicated that it will go ahead with its plan to hold public interaction on social media.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday said that its attention was drawn to the United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s announcement to hold public interaction on social media.
SEOUL, March 3: South Korea and the U.S. are eliminating their massive springtime military drills and replacing them with smaller exercises as part of efforts to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis.
NEW DELHI, Sept 4: Former minister and chairperson of International Association of Parliamentarian for Peace (IAPP) Asia-Pacific, Ek Nath Dhakal highlighted Nepal's successful elections and peace process as he interacted with Indian lawmakers, including the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), Indian National Congress and other parliamentarians.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: As the last rites of former Indian Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were performed in New Delhi on Friday, many in Kathmandu have expressed deep condolences on his passing away, recalling him as a true friend of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali stressed on the importance of Nepal’s relations with European Union Nations, United Nations, and international organizations in the Regional Conference of Nepali Ambassadors based in Europe in Brussels, Belgium.
MINNESOTA, July 5: A United Arab Emirates-backed Saudi effort to wrest control from Jordan of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi religious diplomacy and the kingdom’s quest for regional hegemony that risks deepening divides in the Muslim world.
WASHINGTON, June 7: He hectored Mexico’s leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia’s head of state on a whim. Bonded with France’s prime minister over military parades.