Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has invited British counterpart David Cameron to visit Nepal.
In a congratulatory message to the British Prime Minister David Cameron on his impressive victory in parliamentary election held on Thursday, the prime minister said, “As we look to mark 200 years of our friendship, I have the honor to extend to Your Excellency the cordial invitation to pay an official visit to Nepal at a time convenient to you.”
The prime minister has mentioned that Cameron’s visit to Nepal will give an opportunity to the people of Nepal to find the oldest friend in their midst.
“The visit will be a milestone in our long-standing relationship and cooperation. I look forward to working together and making Nepal-British relations to work for peace, stability, democracy, and development in Nepal, region and the beyond,” Koirala said.
Congratulating the British premier, Koirala said “It is my pleasure to extend warmest congratulations on your impressive electoral victory in general elections. On behalf of the people and Government of Nepal, I send my best wishes for your success. ”
Recalling the close and cordial relation between the countries, Koirala has said that Nepal and the United Kingdom are old and close friends.
“Our relations have been steadily growing to our mutual satisfaction over the last 200 years covering a wide range of areas for mutual benefit. It is encouraging to note that people-people relations have emerged as a key component of our bilateral relations. We value continued UK assistance and support in our development efforts,” read the message.
Prime Minister Koirala also appreciated the humanitarian support to the victims of recent devastating earthquake.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to express sincere thanks and deep gratitude for the sympathy, and solidarity expressed for the people of Nepal as well as for generous humanitarian assistance extended to Nepal at a time when powerful earthquake of April 25 caused widespread devastation in the country,” Prime Minister Koirala added.
Cameron’s Conservative Party was elected on Thursday with solid majority. Cameron was re-elected as the British Prime Minister.