Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari addressed the Annual Conference of the Boao Forum for Asia 2022 through a video message this morning.
In her address, the Rt. Hon. President expressed hope that the deliberations at the Forum would encourage countries to adopt the measures to control and prevent the pandemic as well as attain the economic recovery.
Underlining the important lesson drawn from the pandemic, the Rt. Hon. President stressed the need to invest in innovative and quality health education as well as in the development of health infrastructures. She made a special appeal to the world community to come up with the generous packages for the economic recovery of developing countries like Nepal.
Stressing the need to forge partnership, collaboration and mutual cooperation among states in order to overcome the global challenges facing the world, the President called for “Whole of Region” and “Whole of the World” approaches for the benefit of each and every country in the world.
The Rt. Hon. President also highlighted the adverse impacts of climate change on economy not least of mountainous and island countries and urged every country to implement its commitments to reduce carbon emissions to prevent global warming.
The Annual Conference of the Boao Forum for Asia is being held from 20 to 22 April 2022 in Boao, Hainan Province of China, under the theme of “The World in COVID-19 & Beyond: Working Together for Global Development and Shared Future”.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
21 April, 2022