Kathmandu, June 10
Nepal’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Lok Darshan Regmi, has presented a letter of credence to the British Queen Elizabeth II.
Former chief secretary Regmi was appointed the envoy in January.
Ambassador Regmi presented the letter amidst a special ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, informs the London-based Nepali Embassy. After virtually presenting the letter on the occasion, Ambassador Regmi also conveyed the message of the president and the prime minister of Nepal.
Receiving the letter of credence, the queen wished for the successful tenure of Ambassador Regmi. Also, she noted that the UK and Nepal enjoyed special relations and the UK placed priority to assist Nepal in its efforts for development. Recalling her two historical Nepal visits, the queen also enquired about Nepal’s situation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccination, Ambassador Regmi shared.
On the occasion, Ambassador Regmi extended his thanks to the UK for its support to Nepal in the socio-economic development sector for a long time as well as in the ongoing fight against coronavirus pandemic.