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  • President Shazar of Israel Leaves by Plane for State Visit to Nepal

    President and Mrs. Zalman Shazar, left here by air tonight for a week’s state visit to Nepal. The President is returning the official visit paid to Israel last fall by King Mahendras. Mr. Shazar had been scheduled to make the trip several months ago, but postponed the journey because there was warfare in progress at… More ▸

  • King of Nepal Arrives with Queen in Israel; Defies Arab Efforts

    King Mahendra of Nepal arrived here this morning for a week-long state visit with his Queen, Nepalese Premier Tulsi Giri and four senior Nepalese army officers. The royal guests were met at the airport by President Zalman Shazar, Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, Cabinet Ministers, members of the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, members of the diplomatic corps,… More ▸

  • Nepal Reported Negotiating for Purchase of Israeli Small Arms

    Nepal was reported today to be negotiating with Israel for the purchase of small arms required for Nepalese defense of her border with China, The report, by the Hindustan News Agency, said that Israel had supplied the Nepalese with samples of 40 different pieces of small arms. A Nepalese military mission recently returned from a… More ▸

  • Premier of Nepal Reports to Nehru His Impressions of Israel

    B.P. Koirala, Premier of Nepal, who recently finished a tour of Israel, reported today to Prime Minister Nehru of India his impressions of the Jewish State. He was reported to feel that new avenues of cooperation between Nepal and Israel had been opened as a result of his visit. A team of Israel experts is… More ▸

  • Israel Extends Its ‘point Four’ Program to Nepal Kingdom

    Israel’s “Little Point Four” program was extended today to the Asian mountain kingdom of Nepal. A joint statement by Premier David Ben-Gurion of Israel and Premier B. P. Koirala of Nepal announced agreement between the two states for technical cooperation and joint enterprises in the fields of agriculture, industry and construction. Israel will send a… More ▸

  • Nepal Announces Decision to Establish Diplomatic Ties with Israel

    The Nepal Foreign Ministry has announced officially the decision to establish diplomatic relations with Israel on the ambassadorial level, it was reported here today. Israel’s Ambassador in Burma, Daniel Lewin, will be appointed Ambassador to Nepal, while Nepal’s Ambassador to London is slated to be named his country’s envoy to Israel, the report indicated. More ▸

  • Nepal to Establish Diplomatic Relations with Israel, Premier Says

    B. P. Koirala, Premier of Nepal, announced today that Nepal would establish diplomatic relations with Israel at the ambassadorial level within the next two weeks. Dr. Tulsi Giri, Nepal’s Minister of Development, disclosed that Nepal might send entire agricultural families to live in Israeli agricultural settlements, to learn Israeli farming techniques. More ▸