China, India, Japan and Maldives have sent a message felicitation congratulating Nepalese president and prime minister on Nepal’s constitution day and national day.
Indian president Ram Nath Kovind and prime minister Narendra Modi in their separate messages of felicitations congratulated President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Nepal’s constitution and national day.
In his message to the President of Nepal, the President of India has stated that India-Nepal bilateral relationship is unique, time tested and multifaceted, which is steeped in our strong cultural ties and civilization bonds. He has further mentioned that bilateral partnership is expanding to new and diverse fields for our mutual benefit. "India remains committed to working together with the people and the Government of Nepal in advancing its close and friendly ties and for the well-being of the people of our two countries", reads the message.
Likewise, in his message to the Prime Minister of Nepal, the Prime Minister of India has stated that India and Nepal have long-standing ties of friendship, underpinned by strong people to people connections. Prime Minister Modi has expressed confidence that the bilateral ties, based on the foundation of deep-rooted historical and cultural contacts, will continue to expand in diverse sectors and the close development cooperation will bring socio-economic transformation of the lives of the two peoples. While referring to the State Visit to India of Prime Minister Deuba last month, Prime Minister Modi has stated that same has provided further impetus to the multifaceted bilateral engagement. The message further reads, "As a close friend and neighbor, India remains steadfast in its support to the people and Government of Nepal in their national efforts to achieve peace, stability and development".
Xi Jinping, President and Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China have sent separate messages of congratulations and best wishes to Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President and Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of Nepal on the occasion of the National Day of Nepal.
In their congratulatory messages, the President and Premier of China attached great importance to the development of Nepal-China relations and its continuous development through deepening cooperation in various fields between the two countries.
Similarly, His Majesty Akihito, the Emperor of Japan sent a congratulatory message on the occasion of the National Day of Nepal to Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal.
In his message, the Emperor extended heartfelt congratulations and good wishes for the happiness and prosperity of the Nepali people.