Embassy of Nepal – National Day
Waqar Naseem Wamiq, Riyadh – Embassy of Nepal in Riyadh hosted a reception at Marriott Hotel in the Diplomatic Quarter. To celebrate the National Day (Constitution Day) of Nepal on 22 September 2019.
His Excellency Dr Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudairy. Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region participated in the function as Chief Guest. While many officials also attended the event;
- Senior Government Officials
- Heads of Diplomatic missions and representatives
- Business and tourism entrepreneurs
- Expo organizers
- Mainstream and online media
- Business community
- Members of the Nepali community
Welcoming the Guests
Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. H. E. Prof. Dr Mahendra Prasad Singh Rajput briefly highlighted some salient features of the Constitution of Nepal. They also shed light on the priorities of the current Government towards achieving economic development and prosperity in the country.
Expressing satisfaction over the excellent state of bilateral relations between Nepal and the Kingdom. Firstly, HE the Ambassador said the relations have further been strengthened by Nepali migrant workers. Secondly, Nepali Hajj Pilgrims for the Two Holy Mosques of Mecca and Madina. Thirdly, Nepali students studying under Saudi Scholarships.
Relationship of Nepal & Saudi Arabia
HE the Ambassador also highlighted some potential areas to further promote tourism, trade, investment for the mutual benefit. The program was started with the national anthems of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Nepal. Finally, a celebration cake cut by the chief guest and His Excellency the Ambassador.
FIrstly, apprising Nepal as one of the most preferred holiday destinations for foreigners. Secondly, His Excellency the ambassador stressed the importance of the decision of the Government of Nepal to observe the year 2020 as Visit Nepal Year. Thirdly, it encouraged travel entrepreneurs to help promote Nepal’s tourism. His Excellency also advised the Nepali diaspora to make efforts to send tourists to Nepal in 2020.
A Documentary Video
Above all, covering natural landscapes, cultural heritages, floras, and faunas screened throughout the event. Dozens of tourism promotional materials, flash banners, displayed on screens during the event. Varieties packets of Nepali tea and tourism promotional materials distributed to the guests as souvenirs at the end of the event.
Starting, on the morning of 20th September, the Embassy organized a flag hoisting ceremony at its premises. Embassy premises were decorated with a large number of national flags. The chancery was illuminated with colorful lights for three days to observe the National Day.