Kathmandu, May 11
Speaking at the event attended by Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun as the chief guest, Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Hanan Goder Nepal said similarities between Nepal and Israel in terms of heritage, civilisation and challenges kept the two countries united in the past.
Meanwhile, Israeli Alternate Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid in his video message said, “For three decades, Nepal was the only country in the region to maintain diplomatic relations with Israel. Israel continues to seek out new opportunities to cooperate with Nepal, considering Nepal a great friend and a partner.”
Nepal’s former foreign affairs minister Sujata Koirala, Ramesh Nath Pandey and Pradeep Gyawali and Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal also attended the event.