Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel held a meeting with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix this afternoon. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the issues related to the UN peacekeeping, including its critical role in the prevention and resolution of conflicts in the areas of its deployment.
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel addressed the ‘UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection’ as the leader of Nepali delegation at the UN Headquarters in New York this morning. Highlighting Nepal’s 61 years of partnership with the UN on peacekeeping operations, he reiterated Nepal’s commitment to contributing up to
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel met with the UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres at the latter’s office this afternoon. During the meeting, Hon. Pokhrel commended the efforts of the Secretary-General to further strengthen the spirit of multilateralism in tackling the global challenges. While extending Nepal’s continued support to the Secretary endeavours towards
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel had a meeting with UN Under-Secretary General for Operational Support Mr. Atul Khare this afternoon. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on various issues including the operational challenges faced by the UN peacekeepers as well as the management of major equipment for enhancing effectiveness of
Press Release The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari, who was in New York to participate in the High-Level event, ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, left for Kathmandu today concluding her four-day visit. She was seen off at the John F. Kennedy International Airport by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassador of
Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a reception jointly organized in her honour by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassadors of Nepal to the United States, and H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New York this evening. The reception was attended by the diplomatic community, UN Officials, business community
Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari participated this morning in the High-Level event on ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of General Assembly (PGA) during the 63rd session of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW-63). Speaking in the first among three high-level roundtables entitled ‘How Women Leaders Change the World’, the Rt. Hon.
Press Release The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in New York this morning leading a Nepali delegation to attend a High-Level event ‘Women in Power’ on 12 March 2019. The Event is being hosted by H.E. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, the President of the 73rdUnited Nations General Assembly, on the occasion of the 63rd Session of the
Press Release Ambassador Rai presents his Letters of Credence His Excellency Amrit Bahadur Rai presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Organization to His Excellency António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, at a special ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today. At the courtesy meeting
Press Release Nepal and Saint Kitts and Nevis established formal diplomatic relations today. Ambassador Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and Ambassador Mr. Sam Terence Condor, Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations signed an instrument to this effect at a brief ceremony in New York this afternoon. On the occasion,