KATHMANDU, June 28: Ambassador of Nepal HE Bhim K. Udas presented his Letter of Credence to the President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw at a special function organized on Tuesday at the President’s Office in Nay Pyi Taw.
Accepting Ambassador Udas’ credential, President U Kyaw hoped that the cordial and friendly diplomatic relations existed between Myanmar and Nepal since 1960 will further strengthen during his tenure. For that purpose, President U Htin Kyaw stated that Ambassador Udas could count on his government’s support needed to improving relations between the two countries.
He expressed his interest to visit Nepal and Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, he being a Buddhist. Further, he asked Ambassador Udas to convey his congratulations to Mr. Deuba for his election as new Prime Minister of Nepal.
On behalf of the President and Prime Minister of Nepal, Ambassador Udas conveyed sincere greetings to President U Kyaw and congratulated the government of Myanmar for successful conclusion of the recently held second session of the peace conference in Nay Pyi Taw. In response, Ambassador Udas stated about a century old historical bond that existing between Nepal and Myanmar in terms of religion, culture and people to people relations.
He expressed that Nepal would like to develop bilateral economic cooperation by enhancing pilgrimage tourism and trade between the two countries. He said, both the countries share common interest in regional bodies, such as, BIMSTEC and ACD.