Ambassador Reuben Gauci presents credentials in Nepal

Ambassador Reuben Gauci presents credentials in Nepal

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Nov 01, 2021
 
On Friday 22 October 2021, H.E. Reuben Gauci presented credentials as Malta’s Ambassador to Nepal, to the President of Nepal, the Right Honorable Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Presidential Palace in the Nepalese Capital of Kathmandu. He  was accompanied by his spouse, Dr. Olga V. Gauci and the Honorary Consul of Malta in Nepal, Mr Dinesh Shrestha .

 

Serving as Malta’s High Commissioner of the Republic of  Malta to India, H.E. Reuben Gauci travelled to Kathmandu, Nepal within the period 20-24 October 2021 in order to submit credentials in view of the fact that the High Commission of Malta to India is also accredited as Malta’s Embassy to the neighbouring country of Nepal.

 

During his visit, Ambassador Gauci also met with the Foreign Permanent Secretary of Nepal, H.E. Bharat Raj Paudyal and the Ambassador of the European Union to Nepal, H.E. Nona Deprez.  He also spoke to Nepali journalists about Malta-Nepal relations and to Nepali Business People on the potential of trade between Nepal and Malta.


Malta and Nepal established diplomatic relations on 25 September 1983. Nepal  is a landlocked country in Asia situated in the Himalayas. There are currently around 2000 Nepali workers in Malta.


Ambassador Reuben Gauci showed his sincere appreciation to the Honorary Consul of Malta in Nepal, Mr Dinesh Shrestha and thanked him for all the work he did for Malta in Nepal since his appointment as Honorary Consul in 2008, auguring him more fruitful years of service ahead.

H.E. Reuben Gauci presented credentials as Malta’s Ambassador to Nepal, to the President of Nepal, the Right Honorable Mrs BidyaH.E. Reuben Gauci in a meeting at the  Presidential Palace in the Nepalese Capital of Kathmandu