Luxemburg honours Lamichhane   

 Kathmandu, Aug 13 :  The Luxembourg government has honoured former Chief Commissioner of Nepal Scout Sriram Lamichhane in recognition of his longstanding contributions to the strengthening of Luxembourg-Nepal relations.

Lamichhane, also the honorary consulate of Luxembourg for Nepal, was feted with 'The Order of the Oak Crown of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg', amidst a programme in the federal capital Kathmandu on Monday evening. 

Ambassador of Luxembourg to Nepal Jean Claude Kugener handed over the honour with decoration to Lamichhane and also pledged to work to bring the 44-year-old bilateral relations to a new height.

Talking about Nepal's Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali's visit to Luxembourg last year, he also hinted at the possibility of the visit of his country's Foreign Affairs Minister in the near future.   

On the occasion, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, Dean of Honorary Consulate Nepal Pradeep Kumar Shrestha and honorary consulate Lamichhane urged Ambassador Kugener to encourage Luxembourg nationals to visit Nepal in order to make the Visit Nepal Year 2020 a success.  (RSS)   

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