Visit by the New Ambassador of Nepal to Cairo Sushil K Lamsal
On September 13, 2022, and at his request, Ambassador Sushil K Lamsal, the new Ambassador of Nepal in Cairo, visited ECFA, accompanied by the Second Secretary of the Embassy, Mr. Deepak Ghimire. He was received from the Council by Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran, and Ambassador Dr. Ezzat Saad, ECFA Chairman and ECFA Director, respectively.
In particular, the meeting discussed the following:
1- ECFA Chairman presented the Council’s activities, its organizational structure, and its partnerships with similar think tanks around the world. In this context, the guest conveyed the desire of the Nepalese Council for Foreign Affairs to conclude a partnership with the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs. It was agreed to provide the embassy with a draft memorandum of understanding in this regard.
2- The guest confirmed their keenness to participate with a high-level delegation in the climate summit to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November.
3- The guest presented his country’s actual relations with Egypt in various fields, indicating his intention to activate the political consultations mechanism between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries, which were held only once in 2005, and in which the Ministry was represented then by Ambassador Ezzat Saad.
The ambassador added that they signed an agreement with the Egyptian side for economic, scientific and technical cooperation in 2007, and that he intends to activate this agreement, including the possibility of holding the joint commission between the two countries, noting that there are promising prospects for cooperation with Egypt, especially in the fields of trade and tourism.
4- The Nepalese guest also affirmed the importance of communication and coordination with the Asian sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, whether with regard to the political aspect of relations or the economic and technical aspects.