The government of the United States of America has congratulated Ram Chandra Paudel on his appointment as the new President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
"We would like to congratulate the newly elected Right Honourable President of Nepal Ram Chandra Paudel," reads a statement issued by the US embassy here today, "The United States wishes him a successful tenure."
Similarly, President of the Republic of India Droupadi Murmu has congratulated Paudel on his assumption to the post of the President of Nepal.
In a letter addressed to President Paudel, Indian President Murmu has expressed the confidence that the wide ranging cooperation between India and Nepal would be strengthened further under President Paudel's able guidance. "I look forward to working closely with you in nurturing and further strengthening our bilateral partnership," she has said in the message.
Stating that as close and friendly neighbours, India and Nepal enjoy cordial and multifaceted relations, characterized by deep civilisational, cultural, and people-to-people ties, the Indian President has said that the last several years have seen Indo-Nepal relations achieving significant progress in a variety of areas, bringing mutual benefit to the people of the two countries.
The newly elected President Ram Chandra Paudel assumed office at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas after taking the oath of office and secrecy earlier today.
Paudel was elected the President by a majority of the electoral college including members of federal parliament and the provincial assembly on March 9.