KATHMANDU- Pakistani President Arif Alvi on Friday congratulated newly elected President Ram Chandra Paudel.
“Warm felicitations to Right Honourable Ram Chandra Paudel on his election as the President of Nepal. Look forward to working with him for the advancement of Pakistan-Nepal relations,” reads a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the President of Pakistan.
Nepali Congress senior leader Paudel was elected the third President of the country on Thursday, defeating Subas Chandra Nembang of the CPN-UML. Out of 52,628 weightage-based votes, Paudel secured 33,802 while Nembang got 15,518 votes.