Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Dr. Bimala Rai Paudyal arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, this evening to attend the 75th Independence Day Celebration of Sri Lanka being organized on 3-4 February 2023 in Colombo.
Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Hon. Dr. Paudyal was received by Hon. Mr. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, State Minister of Defence of the Government of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Bashu Dev Mishra, Ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka and the Embassy officials.
Later this evening Hon. Dr. Paudyal attended the welcome reception hosted by the Ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka and also held interaction with Nepalese diaspora living in Sri Lanka.
While in Colombo, Hon. Minister for Foreign Affairs is scheduled to call on His Excellency the President and Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and hold bilateral meetings with Foreign Ministers of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Embassy of Nepal
02 February 2023