On celebration of the 63rd Anniversary of Russia-Nepal diplomatic relations and 40th Anniversary of the RCSC
On 19 September 2019, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kathmandu hosted the festive event held on the occasion of the 63rd Anniversary of Russia-Nepal diplomatic relations and 40th Anniversary of the RCSC. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali attended the function as the Chief Guest. Ambassador of Russia in Nepal H.E. Mr. Aleksei Novikov and Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) were among honorary guests. Representatives of the diplomatic corps, business, academic circles and compatriots attended the festive event. The programme included speeches of chief and honorary guests, a concert and buffet dinner.The celebration was combined with signature of the agreement between the Lumbini Development Trust and the Society of Cooperation and Friendship with Nepal on construction of the monastery of Russian Buddhists in Lumbini.