Nepal–Norway relations

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Nepali-Norwegian relations
Map indicating locations of Norway and Nepal



Nepal–Norway relations are bilateral relations between Nepal and Norway. Diplomatic relations were established on 26 January 1973. Norway established an embassy in Kathmandu in 2000.[1]

State visits[edit]

In 2008, Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim visited Nepal.[2]

In 2009, the Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda visited Norway.[3]

Norwegian aid[edit]

Norway's aid to Nepal was around 2 million NOK in 2008. Norwegian aid prioritizes education, good governance and energy.[citation needed]

Embassy bombing[edit]

In May 2008, a small bomb exploded outside the Norwegian embassy in Kathmandu. No one was injured.[4][5]


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ [2][dead link]
  3. ^ "Nepali PM to leave for Europe _English_Xinhua". 2009-03-28. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  4. ^ "No-one hurt as bomb rocks Norway embassy in Nepal - The Economic Times". 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  5. ^ [3][dead link]

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