Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, July 1) – Nepal and Kazakhstan have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations on Tuesday, according to a press release issued by Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, New York.
Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, signed a Joint Communiqué’ to this effect at a special ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan in New York .
On the occasion, the two Ambassadors expressed their confidence that the signing of the Communiqué marks a milestone in deepening and widening the relations between Nepal and Kazakhstan at the bilateral level in areas of mutual interest in the days ahead.
Together, the establishment of diplomatic relations would help further strengthen cooperation between the two countries at the United Nations and various other multilateral forums at global and regional levels to promote international peace, security and development.
The two Ambassadors also jointly informed Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, about the establishment of Nepal-Kazakhstan bilateral diplomatic relations on Tuesday.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Permanent Representatives and related diplomats of the Permanent Missions of Nepal and Kazakhstan. The number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 139.