KATHMANDU, 2nd June 2016 (WAM) – Saeed Hamdan Al Naqbi presented on Thursday his credentials as the UAE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kathmandu, to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal here today.

Al Naqbi conveyed to President Bhandari greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

President Bhandari reciprocated greetings and expressed wishes of further progress and prosperity to the people of the UAE. She also wished the ambassador success in his new assignment.

The ceremony was attended by a number of senior Nepalese officials and Haytham Yaqoob Al Khayyat from the UAE embassy in Kathmandu.

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