The Embassy of Nepal hosted a reception today in Islamabad to celebrate the ninth Constitution Day of Nepal.
Welcoming the guests to the event and highlighting the importance of the day in Nepal’s history, H.E. Mr. Tapas Adhikari, Ambassador of Nepal to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, underlined that the Constitution of Nepal includes fundamental principles of democracy, human rights, peace, progress, equality and equity and that we have been celebrating this day as the National Day of Nepal since it was promulgated on 20 September 2015.
Speaking on Nepal-Pakistan relations, the Ambassador said that the two countries enjoy excellent bilateral relations marked by cordiality, friendship and cooperation. He also highlighted the importance of further expanding and diversify the relations to their potentials for mutual benefits.
Calling Nepal a hub of mountain and adventure tourism and recalling its natural and cultural beauty and diversity, the Ambassador said that Nepal was fully open to welcome tourists for adventure and various other activities.
Speaking as Chief Guest, H.E. Muhammad Sami Saeed, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, conveyed congratulations and best wishes of the Prime Minister and Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Government and the Nepali people. The Chief Guest also highlighted the excellent state of bilateral relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
Similarly, Senator H.E. Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman Senate Defence Committee, also spoke on Nepal-Pakistan relations and shared his experience based on dozens of his visits to Nepal.
The event was attended by the leader of the opposition in the Senate and other senators, Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal, former ministers, high civilian and military officials of the Government of Pakistan and former ambassadors of Pakistan to Nepal; Ambassadors/High Commissioners to Pakistan as well as representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations; friends of Nepal, business and media-persons; and Nepali community members.
Earlier in the morning, the Ambassador hoisted the national flag of Nepal in the Embassy premises amidst a ceremony attended by the Nepali community in Islamabad. The participants exchanged congratulations and best wishes during the ceremony.
20 Sept. 2023