Newly appointed Ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of South Africa, Dr Nirmal Kumar Bishwkarma, presented Letters of Credence to South African President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa amid a special ceremony held at Sefako Mapogo Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria.

During the occasion, Ambassador Bishwakarma conveyed warm greetings and best wishes from President Bidya Devi Bhandari to her South African counterpart Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa for his well-being and continued peace, progress and prosperity of the people of the Republic of South Africa.

In his short remarks, the Nepali Ambassador expressed that Nepal and South Africa have been enjoying very warm and cordial relations which are based on friendship, mutual trust, goodwill, understanding and cooperation ever since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1994.

Bishwakarma also expressed his commitment to putting his best efforts towards further enhancing and consolidating bilateral ties between the Government of Nepal and the Government of the Republic of South Africa for the mutual benefit of both countries.

While receiving the credentials, Cyril Ramaphosa warmly welcomed Ambassador Bishwakarma to South Africa and wished him every success in his high responsibilities as Nepal's Ambassador to South Africa.