The Embassy of Nepal in Islamabad hosted a reception today to celebrate the Constitution Day and the National Day of Nepal.
Welcoming the guests to the event, H.E. Mr. Tapas Adhikari, Ambassador of Nepal to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, highlighted the importance of the day in Nepal’s history and its role in national unity in a country of diversity like Nepal.
The Ambassador further said that the Constitution embodies federal system of governance and democratic norms and values as well as principles of human rights and human dignity. After seven years of the promulgation of the Constitution, “the foundation the Constitution laid is getting even stronger towards fulfilling the long-cherished aspirations of Nepali people for progress and prosperity”, he added.
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 to further expand and diversify the relations to their potentials for mutual benefits.
On the occasion, Ambassador Adhikari expressed his condolences to the Government and people of Pakistan for the damage caused by the recent massive Monsoon floods in Pakistan. He also said that Nepal and Pakistan have been working closely to support each other during the times of such crisis.
Highlighting Nepal’s natural and cultural attractions, Ambassador Adhikari invited all to visit Nepal for experiencing the land of beauty and discovery.
Speaking as Chief Guest, H.E. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Minister for Energy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, expressed congratulations and best wishes on behalf of the Government of Pakistan. The Chief Guest also highlighted the excellent state of bilateral relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
The event was attended by H.E. Nawabzada Shazain Bugti, Federal Minister for Narcotics Control, Senator H.E. Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman Senate Defence Committee, members of parliaments, 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 and the Embassy family members.
Earlier in the morning, the Ambassador hoisted the national flag of Nepal in the Embassy premises.
Embassy of Nepal
20 September 2022