KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Bimala Rai Paudyal will visit Sri Lanka on Thursday to participate in the 75th Independence Day functions as an honored guest in Colombo on February 3-4 .

KATHMANDU, August 10: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka, who is on a visit to China, is going to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister today.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka is leaving for China on Tuesday for a three-day visit. He is visiting China at the invitation of Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka has said that Nepal has already sent a letter to the US government, informing Nepal’s decision to not proceed with the State Partnership Program (SPP).

KATHMANDU, June 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Narayan Khadka has said the government was willing to receive the Nepal-India Eminent Persons' Group (EPG) report.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Fahran Al Saud, who arrived in Nepal on Monday evening on a two-day official visit to Nepal, is scheduled to hold delegation level talks with his Nepali counterpart Dr Narayan Khadka.

KATHMANDU,  March 13: Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Fahran Al Saud is paying an official visit to Nepal from Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka left for Turkey on Tuesday to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum to be held in Antalya of Turkey from March 11 to 13. He left for Turkey at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka is leaving for Turkey today on a week-long visit to the country. He is leading a three-member delegation at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Narayan Khadka said that COVID-19 pandemic was a common problem worldwide and called on the world community to make vaccination accessible and affordable to all.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka is leaving for Serbia today (Friday). He is scheduled to leave for Serbia at 8:50 PM.

Kathmandu, Sept 30: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka has returned home after attending the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking an order to annul the oath taken by Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka. In the writ petition filed by advocate Bishal Neupane, the Office of the President, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and Prime Minister have been named as defendants.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Dr Narayan Khadka, Minister for Foreign Affairs and the head of the Nepali delegation, addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka met with UN Under Secretary General for Operational Support, Atul Khare, in New York on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka has said that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement cannot be amended only for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka held a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka, who is in New York to attend the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations, held a meeting with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka left for New York on Wednesday leading a Nepali delegation to attend the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The newly-appointed Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka has said that he will work toward maintaining balanced relations with both India and China.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Narayan Khadka, a Central Working Committee member of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has been appointed the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is preparing to appoint a minister for Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Outgoing Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has publicized his property details on the same day he wrapped up his three plus years tenure as the foreign minister on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is visiting India on January 14 to take part in the Joint Commission meeting between the two countries, confirmed Prime Minister K P Oli.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali on Friday said that there is no border dispute between Nepal and China.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has been designated as the new spokesperson for the government.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Indian side is not positive about sitting for talks to resolve the ongoing border dispute between Nepal and India, said Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali.

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SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 24: North Korea has named a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line with Washington in stalled nuclear negotiations.

SEOUL, Jan 18: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held delegation-level talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Monday.

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NEW YORK, Sept 28: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali has called for strong regional economic cooperation through the SAARC, BIMSTEC and Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other regional platforms during his address to the 74th United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly engaged in a number of important events and bilateral meetings in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing General Debate.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Leading a Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali reached New York, the United States on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said the 1947 Tripartite Agreement that paved the way for Nepali youths to serve in both British and Indian army has now become irrelevant in the changed political context.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: A delegation from the Far West State drew the attention of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to take initiatives to open Tanakpur transit and Dodhara-Chandani dry port.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has termed the Nepal-India relations interconnected and interdependent.

DUBAI, August 12: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a “matchbox ready to ignite”, according to Al Jazeera television.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Ambassador of Nepal to the United Arab Emirates, Krishna Prasad Dhakal has paid a courtesy call on Minister for Foreign Minister and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Amid calls from lawmakers to raise the issue of floods and inundation in the Tarai diplomatically with the Indian side, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the issues of floods caused due to the illegal structures built by India would be an important agenda for discussion during the upcoming Joint Commission meeting.

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and his wife Saraswati say their decision to donate their organs after death has been one of their most beautiful experiences in life.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said the nation's foreign policy hinged on the cooperation of all sides and not only on government's lone efforts.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali has said that the upcoming visit to Europe by the Prime Minister was focused on further consolidating Nepal's relations with the European countries.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali congratulated newly-appointed External Affairs Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

BEIJING, April 28: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal welcomes foreign investment and is committed to protecting foreign investment.

KATHMANDU, Mar 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Argentina tomorrow leading a Nepali delegation to the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation being held in Buenos Aires from 20 to 22 March 2019.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Visiting Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl held bilateral talks with her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday.