Embassy of Israel in Kathmandu : Independence Day of The State of Israel

The State of Israel declared independence on 14 May 1948 after fighting for almost two millennia for a separate state.

April 17, 2013, 5:45 p.m.

The Embassy of Israel in Kathmandu marked the 65th Independence Day of The State of Israel on 16 April 2013.  A gathering organized at Hyatt Hotel, Kathmandu, saw high ranked Nepali government officials and diplomats together to celebrate the event.  The chief guest for the event was Parmananda Jha, Vice President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

Speaking during this important occasion, the Israeli Ambassador to Nepal, Hanan Goder said, “The long friendship between Nepal and Israel will last long into the future.  The two nations may be far in geography but are close in their hearts”.

Israel is the Jews realization of their dream homeland.

A national holiday is observed every year in Israel and Israelis, Jews and friends gather together to celebrate this important date, states a press release issued by the embassy.   

Nepal was among the first few bold countries to establish diplomatic relations with Israel already in 1961.  This year, the diplomatic relations between Israel and Nepal marks the completion of 52 years of fruitful cooperation.

Since its independence, Israel has seen many developments especially in the fields of beyond imaginative agriculture, technological advancements and medical breakthroughs.

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