Press Release- The Rt. Hon. President leaves for Kathmandu and Nepal’s side event in New York

Press Release The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari, who was in New York to participate in the High-Level event, ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, left for Kathmandu today concluding her four-day visit. She was seen off at the John F. Kennedy International Airport by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassador of [ Read More … ]

Press Release- the Rt. Hon. President concludes her visit

Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a reception jointly organized in her honour by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassadors of Nepal to the United States, and H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New York this evening. The reception was attended by the diplomatic community, UN Officials, business community [ Read More … ]

The Rt. Hon. President participates in the event, Women in Power

Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari participated this morning in the High-Level event on ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of General Assembly (PGA) during the 63rd session of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW-63). Speaking in the first among three high-level roundtables entitled ‘How Women Leaders Change the World’, the Rt. Hon. [ Read More … ]

Press Release on the arrival of the Rt. Hon. President in New York to participate in the High-Level Event, “Women in Power”

Press Release The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in New York this morning leading a Nepali delegation to attend a High-Level event ‘Women in Power’ on 12 March 2019. The Event is being hosted by H.E. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, the President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, on the occasion of the 63rd Session of [ Read More … ]

Press release regarding the various engagements of the Hon. Foreign Minister in Geneva

Press Release Hon. Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali attended the third and final day of the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council today. On the side-lines, the Foreign Minister had bilateral meetings with H.E. Ms. Epsy Campbell Barr, First Vice-President of Costa Rica and with H.E. Mr. Kyaw Tin, Union Minister [ Read More … ]

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Press Release The Government of Nepal is concerned about the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan following the terrorist attack on security convoy in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14, 2019. It may be recalled that Nepal immediately condemned the heinous terrorist act. As the current Chair of SAARC, Nepal, while underlining the importance of peace and stability [ Read More … ]

Statement by Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Minister for Foreign Affairs at the High-Level Segment of the 40th Session of Human Rights Council

Check against delivery Statement by Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal and Head of Delegation to the High-Level Segment of the 40th Session of Human Rights Council Geneva, 27 February 2019 Mr. President Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen It is indeed an honour to be back after 11 years since I first addressed this [ Read More … ]

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addressed the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Press Release  Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addressed the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council today. In his statement, Foreign Minister Gyawali reiterated Nepal’s firm commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights at home, and to constructive engagement with the international community to fulfil the mandate of the [ Read More … ]

Statement by Hon’ble Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal During High level Panel Discussion on The Question of Death Penalty

Statement by Hon’ble Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal During High level Panel Discussion on The Question of Death Penalty 26 February 2019  Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, Distinguished Panelists, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for convening this panel on an important topic of our time. In Nepal, we consider right to life as sacred and inviolable, [ Read More … ]