Nepal and The Gambia formed diplomatic ties on Tuesday.
Nepal’s diplomatic relations with The Gambia are the 170th in the country’s history.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Amrit Bahadur Rai and Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Gambia to the United Nations Lang Yabou signed a Joint Communiqué to that effect this morning at the Permanent Mission Nepal to the United Nations in New York.
The two Ambassadors have signed a joint letter informing United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. On the occasion, the two Ambassadors discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation at national and multilateral levels, especially at UN forums, for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
The Gambia is a country in western Africa with a land area of around 11,000 square kilometers and a small Atlantic coastline to the west. It became a member of the United Nations on September 21, 1965. Nepal and the Gambia are also part of the Group of 77, as well as China and the Non-Aligned Movement.