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Ambassador Meyer visits Dhulikhel Hospital

German Ambassador, Matthias Meyer, hands over ultrasound machine to Dhulikhel Hospital

On 25 February 2015 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Matthias Meyer, paid a visit to Dhulikhel Hospital to hand over the portable ultrasound machine which was financed by the German Embassy. The ultrasound machine will be used especially for the treatment of pregnant women as well as the diagnosis of different women health problems.

Nepal Airline's new Airbus "Sagarmatha"

Nepal Airline’s new Airbus A 320-200 welcomed in Kathmandu

Ambassador Meyer along with members of his team of the German Embassy in Kathmandu seized the opportunity on Sunday, 8 February 2015, to welcome Nepal Airline’s new aircraft, an airbus A 320-200 in Kathmandu.

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

On 27 January 2015 the German Embassy, along with the Embassy of Israel, the Embassy of the United States of America, the Alliance Francaise and the United Nations, hosted a ceremony on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust in the Alliance Francaise Kathmandu.

Ambassador Meyer visits Kathmandu University

On 9 January 2015, Ambassador Meyer paid a first visit to Dr. Ram Shrestha, Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University (KU), on the University campus in Dhulikhel.

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International Competition on Planetary Urbanism

The Federal Foreign Office supports a competition on information design awarded by ARCH+ Journal for Architecture and Urbanism. Are you studying architecture? Do you work in geosciences, urban planning or economics? Or are you a designer with an interest in information technologies? If you are interested in urbanisation and new technologies, please register with ARCH+ by 30 April 2015 and send in your submission.

Minister for Labour and Employment, Tek Bahadur Gurung, as well as representatives of the German Embassy and AWO International

Migrant Advisory Centre opened in Kathmandu

On 19 December 2014, the Migrant Advisory Centre was opened in the presence of Minister for Labour and Employment Tek Bahadur Gurung as well as representatives of the German Embassy and AWO International at Gongabu bus station in Kathmandu.

Opening ceremony of the "Responsible Business Summit"

Responsible Business Summit in Kathmandu

On 16 – 17 December, the Responsible Business Summit, supported by the German Development Cooperation, brought together more than 300 politicians, business leaders and academics in Kathmandu. Along with Prime Minister Shushil Koirala, Ambassador Matthias Meyer attended the opening ceremony of the summit.


German Ambassador’s Field visit to Banke, Bardyia and Kailali

From 8 to 10 December, Ambassador Meyer visited several cooperation programmes in the Banke, Bardyia and Kailali districts of Nepal. The Mid and Far Western Development Regions of Nepal are the geographical focus of bilateral development cooperation, as these regions are particulary under-developed compared to other parts of the country.

Bilateral Nepal-German Government Negotiations on Development Cooperation Successfully Concluded

The German-Nepal government negotiations which were held on 1 and 2 December 2014 in Kathmandu focussed on the three core areas of both countries´ bilateral development cooperation: Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Health and Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy

40th Anniversary of the Launch of the Bhaktapur Development Project

On 30 November 2014, the German Development Cooperation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Bhaktapur Development Project. From 1974 to 1986, the German Government had financed the reconstruction of most of the old city of Bhaktapur. Since 1979, the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Online appointment system for visa applications

To improve customer service the visa section of the Embassy has introduced an online appointment system. All visa applicants have to set an appointment for their application online under
visa appointment system Kathmandu

Information on visa for Germany and other Schengen states


On the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker

Richard von Weizsäcker

Germany is mourning the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker – a man, a politician and a statesman who did great things for the way Germany is seen throughout the world.

GIC South Asia

German Information Centre (GIC) South Asia is a one-stop shop for all your information needs on Germany and South Asia. Read their updates on bilateral relations and Germany's extensive activities in South Asia.



Have you ever dreamed of becoming an engineer?  This month on Young Germany we have information about where to train, how to find a job, and an interview with someone already working in the field.

German institutions in Nepal