KATHMANDU, July 30: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has asked Nepali envoys in Europe to orient their efforts to explore new opportunities to enhance Nepal's economic engagements with European countries.

Uprety named envoy to India, Pandey to Malaysia

SEOUL, Mar 6: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had an "openhearted talk" in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A high-level experts committee that submitted its report on Nepal's foreign policy in the changed context to the government last week has suggested to the government to appoint ambassadors only on the recommendation of a 'Search Committee' led by the foreign minister.

MALDIVES, Feb 8: Maldives’ beleaguered President Abdulla Yameen, facing pressure from the world community to end a state of emergency, has dispatched envoys to the “friendly nations” of China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to lobby for support but has no plans to send a representative to India, one of the island nation’s closest allies.

KATHMANDU, April 28: President Bidya Bhandari has appointed Nepal's ambassadors to Sri Lanka and Oman.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has endorsed the names for ambassadors to 12 countries unanimously.

Indian, Chinese envoys call on PM

March 1, 2017 09:17 am

KATHMANDU, March 1: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday morning as he prepares to return home after completing his assignment in Nepal.

Govt recommends envoys for 14 countries

February 20, 2017 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The nomination of ambassadors by the government on Monday has created a rift within the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) after the rival faction-led by Ram Chandra Paudel expressed strong objection to the names.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inauguration Day, the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) held an interaction on Tuesday with newly appointed ambassador to India and China Deep Kumar Upadhyay and Leela Mani Poudyal, respectively.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The newly appointed Nepal's ambassadors to China and India have expressed commitments to take initiatives for joint collaboration in the sector of environment.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Deep Kumar Upadhyay as the Ambassador of Nepal to India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) on Sunday endorsed the recommendations of Deep Kumar Upadhyay and Leela Mani Paudyal as envoys to India and China respectively.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal’s new ambassadors to the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Austria -- as a group -- are busy these days holding discussions and interactions with industrialists and people in the private sector seeking their view on economic priorities and interests to promote the same abroad.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The main opposition party, CPN- UML has raised question over the government's act of sending Deputy Prime Ministers to neighboring countries as special envoys.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat, on Saturday said he would advance country's international relations on basis of trust and by securing national interest.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: CPN-UML leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the government's decision of withdrawing the name of recommended 14 individuals for the ambassador was a wrong step.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The government has decided to scrap the nomination of ambassadors recommended by the erstwhile KP Sharma Oli-led government.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has directed the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Foreign Ministry (MoFA) not to forward the agreemo related to the proposed ambassadors until the conclusion of the parliamentary hearing process.