The Embassy Celebrated the Constitution Day and the National Day of Nepal

The Embassy celebrated the Constitution Day and the National Day of Nepal by organizing a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. today.

Addressing the function, Ambassador Khatri extended his greetings and best wishes to the members of Nepali community and friends of Nepal in the United States. He highlighted the salient features of the Constitution, and mentioned about the 75th anniversary this year of the establishment of formal diplomatic ties between Nepal and the United States. He said, “Our bilateral relation draws its strength from many commonalities and shared values between us.”

Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, at the State Department, Mr. Dean Thompson addressed the function as the Chief Guest and expressed that the United States would continue its support and partnership in Nepal’s development efforts.

The event was attended by officials from various departments and agencies of the US Government, members of Washington-based diplomatic corps, prominent personalities from various walks of life, as well as members of Nepali community in the US. As part of the celebrations, the Ambassador hoisted the national flag at the Embassy Chancery in the morning, amidst a separate ceremony attended by the members of the staff of the Embassy.