Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Nepal and the United States

Diplomatic relations between Nepal and the United States were established on February 16, 1948, when Nepal established a Legation to the United States with Commanding General Kaiser Shum Shere Jung Bahadur
Rana, as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary. The Minister also was Ambassador to Great Britain, and the entire Legation staff resided at the Nepalese Embassy in London.

Ceremony on the Occasion of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Nepal: An Agreement of Commerce and Friendship was signed in Kathmandu between the United States and Nepal, April 25, 1947. (Photo: Ganesh Man Chitrakar 1947)

Ceremony on the Occasion of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Nepal: An Agreement of Commerce and Friendship was signed in Kathmandu between the United States and Nepal, April 25, 1947. (Photo: Ganesh Man Chitrakar 1947)