Saturday, October 24, 2020

Nepal-Thailand enjoy excellent bilateral relations

 Thailand cherishes Nepal as the birthplace of Lord Buddha, remembered the Thai King.

King of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua while accepting the Letters of Credence from Nepal’s ambassador Ganesh Prasad Dhakal said that Thailand cherishes Nepal as the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The Thai King also said that the peoples of the two countries share similar way of life, in particular the practice of Buddhism, traditions and cultural values. The King also expressed his confidence that the close and fruitful friendship between the two countries would play an important part to bring about wide-ranging creative collaborations even further.

Dhakal presented his Letters of Credence to the Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua accrediting him as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Nepal to the Kingdom of Thailand amidst a special ceremony held at Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace today. 

Following the ceremony, ambassador Dhakal was granted an audience by the Thai King. During the audience, ambassador conveyed the warm greetings and best wishes from the President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari and prime minister of Nepal K P Sharma Oli as well as from the people of Nepal for personal good health and happiness of the King, and for the continued progress and prosperity of the people of Thailand.

Ambassador said that Nepal and Thailand enjoy excellent bilateral relations, which have been strengthened and expanded in multiple areas over the years. “The philosophy of Buddhism and cultural commonality are strong binding threads between the peoples of the two countries,” he added.

While welcoming the ambassador, the King also extended his best wishes for the personal happiness of the President, the Prime Minister as well as for the prosperity of Nepal and Nepali people, according to a press note issued by the Nepali Embassy in Thailand.

The Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana was also present during the credentials presentation ceremony, the press note reads, adding that deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudvinai, and senior officials were also present in the ceremony.

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