On Thursday, a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic ties between Jamaica and Nepal was signed.
Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister AJ Nicholson and the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Nepal Mahendra Bahadur signed the document during a ceremony at the United Nations (UN).
Speaking with the Jamaica Observer after the ceremony, Nicholson said that while he cannot give specifics, it is hoped that “an envoy will be named to the Nepalese capital soon”.
According to Nicholson, both countries will seek to develop trade and cultural ties as well as collaborate in other areas of interest.
Napal, which lies between India and China in South Asia, has a population of more than 29 million.