KATHMANDU, May 20: US Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights Uzra Zeya has arrived in Kathmandu on a three-day visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his visit to Nepal is spiritual rather than 'political'.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepal and India have jointly announced the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lumbini on May 16.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan arrived in Nepal on Monday for a four day visit to promote tourism of the country.

KATHMANDU, April 22: A US Congressional delegation led by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has arrived in Kathmandu as a part of a three-visit to the Himalayan nation.

KATHMANDU, April 20: A four-member delegation of the US Congress will be paying a three-day visit to Nepal. The delegation comprising Cory Booker, Mark Kelly, Kirsten Gillibrand and Mondaire Jones will be leaving here on Friday for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter organized the PATA YTP Chefs Competition with the theme of “Mithila Cuisines and Recipes” on 10 April 2022 in Janakpurdham, Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The BBC MasterChef: The Professionals team arrived in Nepal today as part of the country's post-COVID tourism revival campaign. The team was welcomed by Nepal Tourism Board officials at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The BBC MasterChef: The Professionals team is scheduled to visit Nepal on April 7 as part of the country's tourism revival post COVID-19 campaign.

KATHMANDU, March 25: State Councilor and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yi has arrived in Kathmandu for a three-day official visit. The visiting dignitary was accorded a warm welcome by Foreign Secretary Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA).

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.

Mauritian Ambassador visits Nepal

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KATHMANDU, MARCH 1: A Mauritius delegation led by newly-appointed Ambassador to Nepal, Shanti Bai Hanumanji, has arrived in Kathmandu on a week-long visit. The six-member delegation is scheduled to visit Pashupati area on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Swami Ramdev and his close aide Acharya Bal Krishna have arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday on a three-day visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: As the endorsement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Agreement through parliament has fallen uncertain in Nepal, the number and frequency of senior US officials visiting Nepal has increased.

The visit of Lu comes at a time when Nepal has failed to endorse the MCC Compact Agreement through parliament. Earlier, MCC Headquarters had expressed serious concern over the government decision to abruptly prorogue parliament sessions.

KATHMANDU, September 12: The visiting Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation(MCC) Fatema Sumar has clarified that she was not in Kathmandu to exert pressure on the government to endorse the MCC compact agreement through parliament, but take opportunity to clarify Nepal's political as well as other actors that there are no strings attached to the MCC Compact Agreement.

KATHMANDU, September 9: The MCC Vice President Fatema Sumar is arriving in Kathmandu today. She will be accompanied by the MCC Deputy Vice President Jonathan Brooks.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The MCC Vice President Fatema Sumar is visiting Nepal next week. She will be accompanied by the MCC Deputy Vice President Jonathan Brooks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: China on Thursday said that its relationship with Nepal will not impact the third party amid concerns raised by a section of media and politicians in India.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe, who paid a one-day working visit to Nepal on Sunday, also discussed international and regional situations apart from the bilateral diplomatic and military relations between China and Nepal during his visit, according to the Chinese Defense Ministry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: State Councilor and Defense Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that his ongoing visit is aimed at holding discussion with the top Nepali leadership to enhance bilateral ties between the countries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: State Councilor and Defense Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wei Fenghe arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday morning on a one-day working visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Wrapping up his two-day official visit to Nepal, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla returned to New Delhi on Friday afternoon.

GORKHA, Nov 27: The visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said India was happy to support Nepal in the post-earthquake reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on a two-day official visit to Nepal, has said that his country sees Nepal as foremost friend and development partner.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday morning on a two-day official visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Former Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae has said that the upcoming visit of Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Nepal should focus on holding concrete discussions on all contentious issues between the two countries including the border dispute, Eminent Persons’ Group’s (EPG) report and issue about expediting mega-development projects that have failed to see implementation.

MORALZARZAL, Spain, Nov 12: At 81 years old Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is training to tackle one of the world’s highest peaks, a challenge he will dedicate to elderly victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukunda Naravane, who is arriving in Kathmandu on Wednesday on a three-day visit, has said that his visit will go a long way in strengthening the bonds and friendship between the two armies.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu has said that the visit of Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to Nepal would deepen the long-standing and customary bonds of friendship between the Armies of two countries.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Samant Kumar Goel, chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the external intelligence agency of India, has arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A US Congressional delegation led by Ami Bera is visiting Nepal from February 20 to 23, the US Embassy in Kathmandu said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Canadian Senate Speaker George J. Furey is arriving in Kathmandu on Monday on a two-day visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: As part of his South Asia trip, Foreign Minister of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn is arriving in Nepal on a two-day visit this week, officials said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Princess Astrid of Belgium will be visiting Nepal from January 19 to 25, the Nepali and Belgian governments confirmed on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Spokesperson of the government Gokul Prasad Baskota has said that the government has invited Vladimir Putin to visit Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Bangladeshi President Md Abdul Hamid concluded his four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal and returned home on Friday.

POKHARA, Nov 14: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid who is currently paying a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal went on a boat ride on Fewa Lake in Pokhara on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Visiting Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid held a meeting with his Nepali counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Timalsina and leaders from the major political parties called on Mohammad Abdul Hamid, the president of Bangladesh in the capital on Wednesday.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 12: President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid arrived in Kathmandu on a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: A 25-member delegation from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), including agricultural experts and business persons, is visiting Nepal from November 10 to 16 on an official visit.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid will be arriving in Kathmandu on November 12 on a three-day official visit, sources said on Sunday.

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Nepal is making preparations for the prospective visit of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said on Monday.

Top UN official arrives in Nepal

October 20, 2019 13:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund Natalia Kanem arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day visit to Nepal on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has said both India and China are ready to extend support for the development of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Co-chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Nepal has laid a foundation to materialize the idea of forging a trilateral partnership between China, Nepal and India.

Party's over, get down to work

October 15, 2019 07:25 am

Kathmandu, Oct 15: The state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu couldn't have come at a better time. After years of political uncertainty, Nepal is trying to project itself as a confident nation, ready to engage with the rest of the world.