Nepal and Sierra Leone established diplomatic relations

Kathmandu: Nepal and the Republic of Sierra Leone have established diplomatic relations today. With this, the number of countries with which Nepal has diplomatic relations has now reached 171.
Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador for Nepal to the United Nations, and Alie Kabba, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the United Nations signed an agreement to this effect in a brief ceremony held at the Permanent Mission Nepal to the United Nations, New York this morning.
The two Ambassadors also signed a joint letter informing the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres about the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
On the occasion, the two Ambassadors exchanged views on various matters of common interest to strengthen bilateral cooperation at national and multilateral settings particularly at UN forums for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
Both Nepal and the Republic of Sierra Leone are members of the Group of 77 and China and the Non-Aligned Movement.