Kathmandu, November 3
The government has approved President Ramchandra Poudel‘s visit to France, Germany, and Italy.
In a meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday, it was decided that the President will visit these three European countries from November 8 to 17.
According to the government spokesperson and Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, the President will participate in the Paris Peace Forum scheduled to be held in Paris, France. After that, he will visit Germany and Italy and return to Nepal on November 17.
The government has also given approval for the participation of a delegation led by the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Prem Kumar Rai, in the 10th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, to be held in the Atlantic of America from November 11 to 15.
Similarly, in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting to be held in China, the Minister of Industry, Commerce, and Supplies, Ramesh Rijal, has been approved to participate.
The Council of Ministers has also approved the temporary appointment of 261 sanctioned positions for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development for the implementation and management of projects and programmes.
They have also approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Nepal and the Republic of Korea on cooperation in areas such as technology transfer, commercialisation, and modernisation in the field of agriculture.