KATHMANDU — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday night.
Nepal’s envoy to Israel Prahlad Prasain and Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Yaron Mayer arranged the meeting between DPM Thapa and President Rivlin at the Teddy Stadium where final match of Israeli FA Cup was being held. Envoy Mayer had reached Israel along with Prasain for the meeting.
DPM Thapa, who was in Istanbul Turkey for the World Humanitarian Summit, reached Israel on a three-day official visit along with Ambassador Prasain and Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi.
Thapa is also scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. During the meeting, Nepal and Israel will sign an agreement on Permanent Diplomatic Mechanism.
DPM Thapa will also address the Israeli Council on Nepal-Israel relations.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.