Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: In his first foreign visit after becoming the Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is leaving for Doha, Qatar on March 3 to participate in the Fifth Conference of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) taking place there.
The Nepali delegation under the leadership of PM Dahal will leave for Doha on March 3 and it will return back home on March 6, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Ministry’s spokesperson Sewa Lamsal informed that the Prime Minister will also participate in some programs of the United Nations also on the sideline of the Conference. On the occasion, PM Dahal will attend the sideline and bilateral meetings, she said.
While in Doha, PM Dahal will attend the program to be organized by the Nepali Embassy and the one with the Nepali community as well.
There will be eight thematic round-table meetings during the LDCs’ Fifth Conference and the Nepali delegation will participate in three of these meetings.
The Prime Minister will be addressing the Conference to be organized by Malawi, the LDCs Chair, on March 4. The PM will be making the country statement as the 26th speaker in the general debate of the Conference, Spokesperson Lamsal said.
The Nepali delegation will also take part in the side event to be held among Nepal, Bangladesh, and Laos which are graduating from LDC status.