Kathmandu, November 29
Foreign Minister NP Saud is set to visit Qatar on December 9 to advocate for the release of Bipin Joshi, a Nepali citizen reportedly held by the rebel group Hamas in Israel.
On November 4, Foreign Minister Saud requested Qatari State Minister for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi to take action for Joshi’s release.
Qatar’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi assured assistance, and on November 23, discussed Joshi’s release with the Israeli ambassador in Kathmandu.
Saud also met with Joshi’s parents in Mahendranagar on Wednesday. During the visit to Qatar, Saud will participate in the 21st Doha Forum, scheduled for December 10 and 11.