Kathmandu, October 28
Ambassador of Nepal to the Federative Republic of Brazil Tara Prasad Pokharel presented his letters of credence to Michel Temer, president of Brazil, amidst a special ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia yesterday.
Ambassador Pokharel conveyed greetings and best wishes from President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to her Brazilian counterpart for his personal health and happiness as well as for peace, progress and prosperity of the people of Brazil.
While receiving the letters of credence, President Temer welcomed Pokharel as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Brazil, the Embassy of Nepal in Brazil stated in a press release today.
At a brief courtesy meeting following the credentials presentation ceremony, Temer recalled his recent meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal during the BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit held in Goa.
The Nepali ambassador highlighted the significance of such event for the regional cooperative initiative in the region. While referring to the bilateral relations subsisting between the two countries, Ambassador Pokharel stated that the establishment of residential missions in Kathmandu and Brasilia, and conclusion of some important agreements have significantly broadened the prospects for cooperative relations between the two countries for mutual benefit.
The Brazilian president said Brazil was ready to further strengthen the bilateral relations, and assured of full cooperation to promote partnership between the two countries.
A version of this article appears in print on October 29, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.