ISLAMABAD: Nepal Ambassador Sewa Lamsal has said relations between Nepal and Pakistan are getting stronger with each passing day, adding that both countries have a lot of potential in various fields, which if utilised, can further strengthen bilateral ties.
She expressed these views on the occasion of the Constitution and National Day of Nepal.
Further dilating upon bilateral relations the ambassador said, “Our relations are based on friendship, goodwill, mutual respect, sovereign equality and non-interference in eachother’s internal affairs. These relations are time tested and have been growing in strength at all levels.”
The ambassador said the Nepalese government is paying special attention to promote its tourism industry and encouraging more and more tourists to visit Nepal.
She added that the year 2020 shall be celebrated in Nepal as the year of tourism. The country is expected to have over two million tourists.
She invited all stakeholders in Pakistan who want to promote tourism, to come to Nepal and explore avenues of cooperation in this particular field.
The ambassador also called for promoting people to people contacts through various activities including sports.
“In Nepal, we cherish this day as heritage with a great passion to reaffirm our commitments to peace and commemorate the Buddha’s life and contributions to humanity and nature,” she said.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 22nd, 2019.