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.

SAUDI ARABIA, Aug 6: Saudi Arabia announced Monday it was expelling the Canadian ambassador and had recalled its envoy while freezing business ties with Ottawa, over what it called "interference" in its internal affairs.

KATHMANDU, July 20 U.S Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz has paid a farewell call on Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'.

KATHMANDU, July 13: French Ambassador to Nepal, Yves Carmona, paid a farewell call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

The ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Benny Omer visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Sunday. He was invited as the Chief Guest of an interaction program organized on the occasion of Kanjirowa National Secondary School’s 20th-anniversary celebration.

Ambassador Pokharel presents credentials to Argentine Prez

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: British ambassador to Nepal, Richard Morris has said he would make efforts to make Biratnagar Metropolitan City a sister city of Britain.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal national cricket team’s vice-captain Gyanendra Malla has been appointed as brand ambassador of eSewa, an online payment service provider. The one-year agreement was signed by president of F1 Soft International (promoter of eSewa) Bishwas Dhakal and cricketer Malla in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Ambassador of European Union to Bangladesh Rensje Terrink has recalled 'Blockade' imposed by India after the Mega earthquake and constitution of Nepal issued on 2015.

Actor Pradeep Khadka has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Bradford Education Consultancy situated at New Baneshwar in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Tourism entrepreneurs have proposed branding the Juphal-Dolpo trail as the 'Ambassador Trail' and promoting virgin, mountainous Dolpo of the Karnali region as a new tourist destination.

KATHMANDU, April 27: American Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz has called on Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel in the capital today.

WASHINGTON, April 14: Russia’s ambassador to the United States on Friday warned that there would be consequences for the U.S.-led military strikes on Syria, adding that it was not acceptable to insult Russia’s president.

KATHMANDU, April 12: TCL Air-con, the Chinese air conditioner brand, has appointed footballer Neymar Jr as its global brand ambassador.

APRIL 11: Russia's ambassador to Lebanon has said any US missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, a step which could trigger a major escalation in the Syrian war.

Chinese ambassador praises Ilam tea

April 3, 2018 05:00 am

ILAM, April 3: Nepali organic tea is popular in many countries across the world. Within Nepal, some consider tea produced in Ilam as the best.

KATHMANDU, Mar 28: Japan's Ambassador to Nepal, Masashi Ogawa, today called on Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Pakistani Ambassador to Nepal Dr Mazhar Javed has said that his country attaches top priority to its relations with Nepal.