His Excellency Mr. Tapas Adhikari, Ambassador of Nepal to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan called on the Prime Minister of Pakistan His Excellency Mr. Imran Khan in Islamabad, today.
During the call on, Ambassador Adhikari conveyed the warm greetings and best wishes of Right Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba as well as from the people of Nepal for the personal health and happiness of the Prime Minister of Pakistan and continued progress and prosperity of friendly people of Pakistan.
His Excellency the Prime Minister asked the Ambassador to convey his greetings and best wishes to the Right Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal and people of Nepal for their continued progress and prosperity.
Ambassador Mr. Adhikari expressed that the bilateral relationship between Nepal and Pakistan have always been cordial based on goodwill, mutual trust and cooperation. He further said that both the countries are founding members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and hold similar views on SAARC, United Nations and other important international forums. Ambassador Mr. Adhikari further expressed Nepal’s desire for a deeper relationship with Pakistan and said he would make sincere efforts to further enhance bilateral relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
Ambassador Mr. Adhikari briefed the recent political development and covid-19 situation in Nepal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He also thanked the Government and the people of Pakistan for their continued support to Nepal and in particular recent material and financial support to Nepal to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
Ambassador Mr. Adhikari also appreciated His Excellency the Prime Minister for his vision to promote tourism in Pakistan and shared Nepal’s interest to work with Pakistan to promote tourism since both countries have high potentiality of cultural and adventure tourism.
While recalling his personal visit to Nepal before joining politics, His Excellency the Prime Minister said that Pakistan was always ready to work with Nepal to further promote bilateral relations between our two countries.
During the called on, Foreign Secretary His Excellency Mr. Sohail Mahmood and high official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan were present.
Embassy of Nepal
21 September 2021