Leela Mani Paudyal, non-resident Ambassador of Nepal to Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), presented Letters of Credence to Kim Yong Nam, President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of Democratic People's Republic of Korea in a special ceremony organized at Munsudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, on 29 June 2Qt7.
“After the ceremony, ambassador Paudyal paid a courtesy call on to Kim Young Nam, President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. While congratulating the Ambassador, President appraise the good friendship subsisting, between DPRK and Nepal since a long and wished for further strengthening relations between two countries during new ambassador's tenure,” said a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
According to a press release, Kim Yong Nam described the current situation in Korean peninsula and requested Nepal for fair understanding of the situation and to support for the objective solution of the issues in favor of unflinching sovereign right of DPRK as an independent nation.
Ambassador Paudyal thanked President for his kind words and best wishes for Nepal and Nepali people. During the call on Ambassador shared the currently held local level election as per the new Constitution promulgated by Constituent Assembly in September 2015 that would set aground for economic transformation ending political transition of almost seven decade. Ambassador Paudyal also shared the Nepal's principled stand of resolving any dispute that includes Korean Peninsula issue, through peaceful dialogue and consistently calling for conflicting parties to abstain from any activity that escalates tensions. “Nepal wishes that Korean peninsula issue will be resolved through peaceful dialogue,” ambassador Paudyal said.
Ambassador Paudyal also held a meeting with Ri Yong Ho, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the DPRK and discussed the various areas of mutual interests between two countries.