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Japan’s women parliamentarians visit Nepal

30 August 2019  

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KATHMANDU: A delegation of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan’s Women Parliamentarians, led by Tomomi INADA, Chief Deputy Secretary-General, LDP and Former Minister of Defense is visiting Nepal from 29th to 31st August 2019.

During the visit, the delegation paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, and Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen Tham Maya Thapa.

According to a press statement issued by the Embassy of Japan in Kathmandu, they discussed about women empowerment issues, to promote international exchange between the women parliamentarians of both countries in the near future.

Likewise, they also talked about mutual interest issues and the good and cordial relations since bilateral relations from 1956.

Recalling the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Kono’s visit to Nepal this January, the delegation expressed strengthening the bilateral relationship was underpinned by people-to-people exchanges, furthermore, enhancing exchanges of parliamentarians between Japan and Nepal.

The delegation also visited the Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital at Thapathali, which was supported by Japan under the ‘Program on Rehabilitation and Recovery from the Nepal Earthquake in 2015’ and completed in May, 2019. Hon

Likewise, the delegation also attended a promotional event of the launching the direct flights to Japan operated by Nepal Airlines and Visit Nepal 2020 campaign, co-organized by the Embassy of Japan, Nepal Airlines and the Nepal Tourism Board.

The delegation will end their visit returning to Japan by this direct flight on 31stAugust, 2019.

The direct flights between Kathmandu to Kansai (Osaka) resumed after more than a decade on 29th August, 2019.

Publish Date : 30 August 2019 12:56 PM

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