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  • Israeli Military Experts Are Helping Nepal Form Paratroop Brigade

    Israeli military experts are helping the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal form a paratroop brigade, it was learned here. A number of Israelis are reported to have arrived at Katmandu, the capital, to work out details. Others are expected later and talks are said to be under way for the purchase of Israeli weapons for the… More ▸

  • Shasar Returns from Nepal; Points out Discourtesies on Indian Stops

    President Zalman Shazar returned to Israel today from a state visit to Nepal. He was the target of a demonstration by 10 Arab students during his airplane’s stopover at Calcutta, India. Declaring he had brought “regards to an honest, industrious and proud nation, ” the President minimized the chilly treatment he received from Indian officials… More ▸

  • Shasar King of Nepal Discuss Mutual Affairs; India Irks Israel

    Israel and Nepal have a happy relationship which “most nations would envy, ” President Shazar of Israel said yesterday at a banquet to the King and Queen of Nepal, The President and Mrs. Shazar are on a state visit to Nepal. The Ambassador of India, which has recognized Israel but never exchanged ambassadors, was not… More ▸

  • Nepal’s King Welcomes Israel President Upon Arrival on State Visit

    Nepal’s King and Queen and other members of the royal family accorded a warm welcome today to President Zalman Shazar of Israel and Mrs. Shazar, at the Gauchar Airport in Katmandu. The President and Mrs. Shazar arrived here from Calcutta on a one-week state visit. In his welcome, King Mahendra said Nepal had always had… More ▸

  • 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 ▸