Kathmandu, February 26
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is leaving for Doha, Qatar, on March 3 to participate in the Fifth Conference of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) taking place there.
This will be Dahal’s first foreign trip since his appointment to the position in December 2022.
The Nepali delegation under the leadership of PM Dahal will leave for Doha on March 3 and it will return home on March 6, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.
The ministry’s spokesperson Sewa Lamsal informs that the prime minister will also participate in some programmes of the United Nations on the sideline of the Conference.
While in Doha, PM Dahal will attend a programme to be organised 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 address the Conference to be organised by Malawi, the LDCs Chair, on March 4. The PM will make the country statement as the 26th speaker in the general debate of the conference, spokesperson Lamsal says.