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Rai presents letters of credence in Botswana


Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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Kathmandu, April 26

Non-Resident Ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of Botswana, Amrit Bahadur Rai, presented his letters of credence to President of the Republic of Botswana Lieutenant General Seretse Khana Ian Khama, amid a special ceremony at the President’s Office, Gaborone, capital city of Botswana today.

During the ceremony, Ambassador Rai conveyed cordial greetings and best wishes from President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Oli as well as the people of Nepal for the personal health and happiness of the president and the continued progress and prosperity of the people of Botswana, said a press statement released by the Embassy of Nepal in Pretoria, South Africa, today.

Following the presentation of credentials, Rai met President Khama. During the meeting, President Khama expressed his best wishes and solidarity with the Government to Nepal, while Ambassador Rai expressed satisfaction with the excellent state of relations between the two countries.

Rai also briefed President Khama about the political development in Nepal including the promulgation of the constitution and the post-earthquake reconstruction efforts.

In response, President Khama expressed deep sorrow over the huge loss of life and properties caused by the earthquake and asked Ambassador Rai to convey his best wishes and deep solidarity of the Government and people of the Republic of Botswana with the Government and the people of Nepa.

A version of this article appears in print on April 27, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.

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