Opening Statement by Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs to the 37th Session of the HRC Working Group on UPR

Opening Statement by Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Leader of Nepali Delegation to the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council Working Group on Universal Periodic Review Geneva, Thursday, 21 January 2021 (13:45 hrs to 17:15 hrs.) Madam President, Madam High Commissioner for Human Rights, Distinguished Members of the Working Group, Ladies and Gentlemen, I have the [ Read More … ]

Statement by Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the 17th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)

Statement by Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Nepal at the 17th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) (Virtual, Ankara, 21 January 2021)  Mr. Chairman, Hon. Ministers, His Excellency the Secretary General of ACD, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning and Namaste! Let me begin by expressing my sincere appreciations to the Government [ Read More … ]

Talks Given by Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, at the Indian Council of World Affairs (Sapru House)

New Delhi, 15 January 2021 Ambassador Dr. T C A Raghavan, Director General of ICWA Distinguished diplomats, scholars, and professors present here, and those who have joined us virtually, Friends from the media, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is indeed a great pleasure for me to speak before this distinguished audience. I sincerely thank the Indian Council of World Affairs for [ Read More … ]

Address to the nation by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Mr. K P Sharma Oli

21 December 2020 Respected sisters and brothers, None of us had any speculation that a situation of going to the people seeking their mandate a year and a half before the scheduled time would ever arise. The people’s verdict received through the elections of November/December 2017 was in favor of political stability. However, I was left without option but to [ Read More … ]

Remarks by Hon. Foreign Minister at HDR Launching

Remarks by Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the launch of Human Development Report 2020, entitled “Human Development Report 2020: The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene” 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Wednesday, 16 December 2020   Hon. Krishna Prasad Oli, Member of the National Planning Commission Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada, Former Minister for Finance HE [ Read More … ]

Statement by Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon. K P Sharma Oli at the Climate Ambition Summit

Statement by Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon. K P Sharma Oli at the Climate Ambition Summit 12 December 2020  Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, I commend the leadership of Chile, France, Italy, UK and the United Nations for convening this summit. The COVID-19 has forced us to postpone the COP-26. However, our quest for a cleaner and greener earth cannot be [ Read More … ]

Statement by the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. K P Sharma Oli at the ‘31st Special Session of the UNGA in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic’

Statement by Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon. Mr. K P Sharma Oli at the ‘31st Special Session of the UN General Assembly in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic’ 3 December 2020, New York Mr. President Mr. Secretary-General Excellencies, and Distinguished Delegates. I thank you, Mr. President, for convening the Special Session on COVID-19 Pandemic. With its unprecedented scope and speed, [ Read More … ]

Virtual Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) at the Margins of the 75th Session of the UNGA

Virtual Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) at the Margins of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 09 October 2020 Theme: Bandung+65: More Relevant, United and Effective NAM against Emerging Global Challenge Including COVID-19 Mr. Chairman Excellencies, Distinguished delegates. I would like to begin by thanking the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Chair of the Non-aligned Movement, [ Read More … ]

Statement by Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. K P Sharma Oli at the Virtual Climate Vulnerable Forum

Statement by Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon. Mr. K P Sharma Oli at the Virtual Climate Vulnerable Forum Leaders Event Organized in Conjunction with the 75th Session of United Nations General Assembly 2020 07 October 2020 Madam Chair, Your Excellency Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I begin by congratulating Bangladesh for assuming the [ Read More … ]

Statement by Foreign Minister Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at Event to Commemorate the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at Event to Commemorate the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Friday, 2 October 2020 Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates. At the outset, I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for convening this event to commemorate the international day for the total elimination of nuclear [ Read More … ]