August 4, 2017
Nepal Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi and Mohamed Maliki, ambassador of Morocco to Nepal, signed a memorandum of understanding for the formation of a bilateral consultation mechanism between Nepal and Morocco on Thursday. The ceremony held at the foreign ministry was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara along with senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco based in New Delhi and Morocco’s Honorary Consul General Basant Kumar Chaudhary.
The bilateral consultation mechanism would facilitate consultations and exchange of visits between the two nations covering different areas of mutual interest.
In his address, Secretary Bairagi said that the consultation mechanism would help to enhance the bilateral engagement in various fields between Nepal and Morocco. Ambassador Maliki said that the two countries have enjoyed excellent bilateral relations since the diplomatic ties were established in 1975 and hoped that the MoU would result in increased cooperation between them.