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Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Nepal and Belize

Friday, 01 April 2022


Press Release

Nepal and Belize established diplomatic relations today. The number of countries having diplomatic relations with Nepal has now reached 176.

Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations H.E. Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai and the Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Belize to the United Nations H.E. Mr. Carlos C. Fuller, OBE signed a Joint Communiqué to this effect in a brief ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of 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 H.E. Mr. 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 in national and multilateral settings, particularly at UN forums for the mutual benefit of the two countries.

Belize is a Caribbean country, located in Central America, between Guatemala and Mexico, bordering the Caribbean Sea in the east, with an area of 22,966 square kilometers and a population of about 400000.

Belize got independence from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Before 1973, Belize was known as British Honduras.

Both Nepal and Belize are the members of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) as well as G77 and China.

Belize became a member of the United Nations on 25 September 1981, four days after its independence.


Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations

New York

1 April 2022