9th Republic Day Celebration
The Embassy of Nepal, London celebrated Nepal’s 9th Republic Day on Saturday, 28th May 2016 to commemorate the creation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on May 28, 2008. The celebration started with the National anthem, followed by a moment of silence which was observed in memory of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the people, republic and prosperity of the country. The day marks the establishment of republic in Nepal by abolishing the 240-year-old monarchy and declaring the country a secular, federal democratic republic.
28 May 2016
Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kamal Thapa London visit
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kamal Thapa had a meeting with Minister of State Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom this afternoon. During the meeting, the matters of bilateral relations, the development support from the United Kingdom to Nepal, the reconstruction process, and exchange of high-level visits were discussed.
27 April 2016
Earthquake Memorial Day
The Embassy of Nepal, London organised Earthquake Memorial Day on 25th April at Embassy to commemorate the anniversary of devastating Earthquake that struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. The Commemoration ceremony started with a minutes of silence in which was leaded by the Worshipful Mayor of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Robert Freeman.
25 April 2016
Parliamentary visit from Nepal
The speaker of Legislature Parliament of Nepal, Rt. Hon. Mrs. Onsari Gharti Magar-led delegation of Nepal Parliamentarians arrived in London on Sunday, 17th April 2016. The other delegation of Nepal Parliament includes Chief Whip of Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Hon. Chinkaji Shrestha, Chip Whip of Communist Party of Nepal Hon. Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, Chip Whip of Maoist Hon. Hit Raj Pandey, Chief Whip of RPPN Hon. Dil Nath Giri, Secretary General Mr. Manohar Prasad Bhattarai and Parliament Secretariat Mr. Mukunda Sharma.
24 April 2016
Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Commemoration Ceremony on Commonwealth Day
Chargés d' Affaires a. i. – Mr Tej Bahadur Chhetri participated in the Commemoration ceremony on Commonwealth Day at the Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Hyde Park, London on Monday 14 March 2016. Mr. Chhetri also laid wreath at the Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, in honour of heroes of First and Second World-Wars. On the occasion, one minute silence was observed and Gurkha buglers from the HQBG paid tribute. The Baroness Flather JP DL, Chairman of the Memorial Gates Council - Inderjeet Singh Nijhar, Rt. Hon John Whittingdale Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Rt. Hon Baroness Scotland QC Secretary General of the Commonwealth Designate, the Rt. Revd and Rt. Hon. the Lord Bishop of London, Diplomatic heads from the Commonwealth Countries, Senior Army Officers of the British Army and Defence Attaché from the Commonwealth Countries were also present at the Ceremony.
14 March 2016
66th National Democracy Day
The Embassy of Nepal, London celebrated the 66th National Democracy Day of Nepal on Falgun 07, 2072 i.e. 19th February 2016. The celebration started with the lighting of a candle by Charge’ d’ Affaires a. i. Mr. Tej Bahadur Chhetri and followed by National anthem. Thereafter, a moment of silence was observed in memory of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives to the democracy and prosperity in the country. The day marks the establishment of democracy in Nepal by overthrowing the autocratic Rana regime on this very day (Falgun 7, 2007 B.S).
19 February 2016