EMBASSY OF NEPAL, YANGON, MYANMAR

NAMASTE AND WELCOME TO THE EMBASSY OF NEPAL , MYANMAR
Nepal-Myanmar Relations

Historical linkage
Nepal's links with Myanmar date back some 150 years. Buddhism is the common factor that has brought our two countries even closer. Bilateral relations between Nepal and Myanmar are based on goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding.

Diplomatic relations
Nepal and Myanmar established diplomatic relations on 19 March, 1960 at Ambassadorial level.

Exchange of visits from Nepal
- Late King Mahendra paid a state visit to Myanmar in April 1970.
- Late King Birendra also paid an unofficial visit in March, 1980.
- The then Prime Minister Mr. Kirti Nidhi Bista visited Myanmar in 1980.
- Foreign Minister, Mr. Chakra Prasad Bastola came to Myanmar in 2001 to attend BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting.
- Honorable Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala visited Myanmar from 10-11 December 2009, in connection with the BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting.

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