The fundamental objective of Nepal’s foreign policy is to enhance the dignity of the nation by safeguarding sovereignty, territorial integrity, independence, and promoting economic wellbeing and prosperity of Nepal. It is also aimed at contributing to global peace, harmony and security.
I. Nepal’s foreign policy is guided by the following basic principles:
II. Mutual respect for each other’s territorial integrity and sovereignty;
III. Non-interference in each other’s internal affairs;
IV. Respect for mutual equality;
V. Non-aggression and the peaceful settlement of disputes;
VI. Cooperation for mutual benefit;
VII. Abiding faith in the Charter of the United Nations;
VIII. Value of world peace.