New Indian ambassador Naveen Srivastava presents credentials to the president, meets PM

Kathmandu, July 1

Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava, presented his credentials to President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu on Thursday before assuming his office.

Immediately after the function held at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas, Srivastava also paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu says, “In his meetings, Ambassador Srivastava conveyed the greetings from the president and the prime minister of India.”

He added that recent visits of PM Sher Bahadur Deuba to India and PM Narendra Modi to Nepal had imparted renewed momentum to the bilateral relationships. 

He also conveyed his commitment to take forward the friendly relations between the two countries.

Naveen Srivastava is the 26th ambassador of India to Nepal. He succeeded Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who left Nepal for New Delhi in April 2022 for his assignment as the foreign secretary.

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