November 27: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a special programme on Sunday to commemorate 100 years of Nepal-UK Friendship Treaty of 1923 at Hanuman Dhoka, Durbar Square, Kathmandu.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prakash Saud delivered his remarks highlighting the significance of the Treaty and its contribution to the bilateral relations between Nepal and the United Kingdom.
On the occasion, UK Ambassador to Nepal, Rob Fenn, also spoke on the importance of the Treaty on the bilateral relations, reads a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prof Dr Tri Ratna Manandhar, a renowned historian and the keynote speaker of the event, delved into comprehensive discourse on the Treaty and highlighted the context and sequences of the agreement.
A collection of rare photographs and documents related to the 1923 Treaty were also displayed during the programme.
Similarly, a Nepalese Army band performed a musical show on the occasion.
The event was attended by parliamentarians, ambassadors, diplomats, chiefs of security bodies, former foreign secretaries, former ambassadors, representatives from the media, among others, the press release added. -- RSS