By Our Reporter
Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shanker Das Bairagi has said that the friendly relations between Nepal and Sri-Lanka are a century long.
Speaking at a programme organized on the occasion of 60 years’ of bilateral ties between the two countries last week, Secretary Bairagi added that though the formal ties was established 60 years back, the friendly relations was a century long. He added that the two countries enjoyed deep ties in several aspects including religion art and cultures.
Similarly, Sri-Lankan ambassador to Nepal, WS Pereira has said that exchange of high-level visits has further strengthened the bilateral ties between the two countries. Both have traditionally maintained a non-aligned policy and enjoy friendly relations with neighboring countries since long.
The Lalitpur Metropolis mayor Chiribabu Maharjan and Lumbini Buddhist University Vice Chancellor Naresh Man Bajracharya shed light on various aspects of Nepal-Sri Lanka relationship.
The Boudha Vihar Sangha, Lalitpur chair Pushpa Ratna Shakya noted that both countries share common views in international forums, including SAARC and BIMSTEC. The programme was jointly organized by the Sri-Lankan embassy in Kathmandu and the Vihar.