Nepal Hopeful on Foreign Visits, High on COP 24

President Bhandari is attending the Poland Climate Change Conference and Gyawali is visiting Japan on November 17, 2018
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Nepal Hopeful on Foreign Visits, High on COP 24

Nepal Government is currently gearing up for the Katowice Climate Change Conference to be held in Poland from December 2-14, 2018.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari, along with various other lawmakers of the related thematic committee in Nepali Parliament and senior government officials, is going to represent Nepal at the conference.

Currently, the preparations are underway for the President’s Poland visit from December 1-5, 2018, informed the country’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

As part of the conference, President Bhandari would make a strong pitch to the global audience about climate change concerns for human life, especially to those in the underdeveloped countries like Nepal, despite its contribution to the menace.

In this regard, Bhandari will also inform the global community about Nepal’s climate change challenges and its efforts over the period towards mitigating associated risks.

Gyawali on Japan Visit
Prior to President’s trip, Gyawali is also going on a separate bilateral visit to Japan November 17, 2018.

Accompanied by the Chief Executive Officer of Investment Board of Nepal, Gyawali’s trip is also focused on Japanese investment in Nepal besides infrastructure projects.

“We will explore the possibility of Japanese investment in road, railway and modernization of agriculture. Discussions will also be held to explore the possibility of sending skilled and semi-skilled Nepali workers to Japanese job market,” said Gyawali.

Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar GyawaliAs part of the trip, Gyawali will also participate in a meeting with the Japan-Nepal Parliamentary Forum officials and Nepali diaspora in Japan, among others.

During this visit, the Foreign Minister will also visit Osaka to see the status of development projects and also assess the possibility of bringing in Japanese technology to Nepal.

On his way back from the Japanese trip, Gyawali is scheduled to visit Thailand to have a glance at activities of the Nepalese Embassy in Bangkok. Besides, he will also hold meeting with government officials and representatives of various Asia-Pacific regional offices in Bangkok.

Hope the aforementioned foreign visits add to the global stature of Nepal and also contribute to the local development.

November 15, 2018 |

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