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Supporting Syria London 2016

Support for Syria and its neighbours

In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...

Germany and Nepal sign Agreements on Euro 30 million for Support Programs for Earthquake Rehabilitation

Matthias Meyer, German Ambassador to Nepal, and Mr. Lok Darshan Regmi, Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, today signed agreements on special commitments for earthquake rehabilitation of a total vol...

Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"

Nepal after the earthquakes: German support to recovery and rehabilitation

In the immediate aftermath of the earthquakes, the German Government made available 5 million euros for humanitarian relief.   Germany is committing an additional 30 million euros to short- and long-term recovery and rehabilitation. With this support, we will help the affected families in the districts of Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Dhading to rebuild their lives by providing shelter and temporary housing, ensuring essential healthcare services, and by supporting the reconstruction of critical infrastructure. Given the long tradition of German cooperation with the city of Bhaktapur, Germany stands ready to explore potential support for reconstructing the city’s public infrastructure.   The new commitments for reconstruction and rehabilitation will complement the ongoing cooperation portfolio in Nepal, which has received funds totalling more than 1.1 billion euros since the beginning of our partnership.

Extensive support for rehabilitation and recovery in Nepal

The German Government is going to set up a substantial support programme to assist Nepal in its reconstruction efforts following the recent earthquakes. The focus will be on infrastructure rehabilitation and restoring energy supply and health services.

German Ambassador thanks the brave guides and porters of Nepal

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Information on visa for Germany and other Schengen Member States


German institutions in Nepal

“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.  

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.