NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ambassador to India Jassem Al-Najem presented his credentials as a non-resident Ambassador to President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari.
During the meeting, Al-Najem's conveyed greetings from His Highness the Amir to the Nepalese President, said the Kuwaiti Embassy in New Delhi in a statement obtained by KUNA Tuesday.
Ambassador Al-Najem praised the close relations between Kuwait and Nepal also hailed the warm ties in several fields, including trade and cultural exchange.
He commended the role of the Kuwait Fund for Development in enhancing the relationship through soft loans given to the Himalayan nation since 1977.
For her part, the President of Nepal asked Ambassador Al-Najem to convey her greetings to His Highness the Amir and praised current level of relations and its steady development between the two friendly countries, it added.
She lauded the hospitality and good living condition enjoyed by Nepalese people working in Kuwait and their contribution to the national development and economic growth.
The Nepalese president expressed her wish to see the current relations enhanced further in political, economic and social sectors.
She further commended the strong relations with Kuwait, saying that such was evident in the visit of former Nepalese President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav to Kuwait in February 2011 during Kuwait's celebrations of the Golden Jubilee of independence. (end)