Nepal, Bahamas set up diplomatic tiesNepal and the Bahamas have established diplomatic relations. The number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 153.
Nepal and the Bahamas have established diplomatic relations. The number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 153.
Permanent Representative and Ambassador of Nepal to the United Nations Durga Prasad Bhattarai and his Bahamian counterpart Sheila Carey signed an instrument to this effect at a brief ceremony on Tuesday in New York.
On the occasion, the two ambassadors explored possible areas of cooperation at bilateral and multilateral levels, including climate change and natural disasters as well as tourism cooperation, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN in New York said in a statement. They also resolved to continue working together at the United Nations in pursuit of peace, development and common prosperity ahead.
The Bahamas, a member of the Caribbean Community, relies on tourism to generate most of its economic activity. Tourism as an industry not only accounts for over 60 percent of the Bahamian GDP, but provides jobs for more than half the country’s workforce. Per capita income of The Bahamas is around US$ 25000. The Bahamas was one of the countries hit by the Hurricane Irma in October 2017. Both Nepal and the Bahamas are members of the Non-Aligned Movement and the Group of 77.