To celebrate 70 years of independence, Pakistan embassy jointly organized a reception along with Nepal-Pakistan Friendship and Culture Association at hotel Radisson on 14thAugust, 2017. Vice President of Nepal Rt. Hon’ble Nanda Bahadur Pun was the chief guest. Special guests included Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mr. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Former speaker hon’ble Mr. Taranath Ranabhat, former foreign minister Mr. Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, newly elected mayor of Kathmandu Mr. Bidya Sakya, President of Nepal-Pakistan friednship and culture association Mr. Himalaya Shamsher Rana and Ambassador of Pakistan Dr. Mazhar Javed. Speaking to thw audience, the speakers said that Nepal and Pakistan and joined by the feelings of friendship and mutual respect and should work for enhancing people to people contact in every walk of life. The event was attended by politicians, officials from Nepal’s foreign office, media personnel, diplomats and members of Pakistani community. A nepali singer performed Pakistani songs at the end of formal ceremony.