Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Nepal)

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Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Coat of arms of Nepal.svg
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Nepal and its diplomatic missions worldwide
Agency executives Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Hon. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs
Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Foreign Secretary
Website mofa.gov.np

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs maintains the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal's external relations and runs its international diplomatic missions. Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Minister for Foreign Affairs, is also Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of UCPN Maoist party.[1][2]

History[edit]

Nepal's modern, bilateral diplomatic relations officially began with neighboring India in June 1947, followed by formal relations with France in April 1949.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief Biography of Mr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha 'Prakash'". mofa.gov.np. Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Government of Nepal. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Background Note: Nepal". State.gov. The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Diplomatic Relations". http://www.mofa.gov.np/diplomaticRelation/index.php. Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Government of Nepal. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 

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