Nepal Ambassador visits Sikkim

Monday, May 13, 2024 09:45 [IST]

Last Update: Monday, May 13, 2024 04:09 [IST]

Nepal Ambassador visits Sikkim

Pakyong,  (IPR): Dr Shankar Prasad Sharma, Ambassador of Nepal to India, has arrived in Sikkim today. He is accompanied by his spouse Mrs Kalpana Sharma.

Dr Shankar Prasad Sharma is in Sikkim to participate in the 38th Board Meeting of the India Nepal Foundation, from May 12th to 14th.

Upon his arrival at the Rangpo Facilitation Centre, he was graciously welcomed by Thendup Lepcha, SDM Rangpo, Sanjiv Khati, president of Rangpo Nagar Panchayat, and Sushma Pradhan, deputy director, Tourism department, along with personnel from the department.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi