Hon. Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat attended the working dinner of ACD foreign ministers hosted by the Foreign Minister of Thailand this evening.
Speaking at the meeting, Hon. Foreign Minister underlined the importance of all modes of connectivity to harness full potentials of Asia. He also spoke on promoting cooperation in the fields of energy, technology transfer, culture and tourism and offered Nepal’s willingness to work as co-mover in tourism and energy sectors out of the six core pillars of ACD.
Hon. Minister Dr. Mahat also underscored the importance of a meaningful cooperation in achieving the sustainable development goals by all.
The meeting also exchanged views on the elements of the summit outcome document which will be finalized tomorrow.
Hon. Foreign Minister Dr. Mahat will attend ACD Connect Business Forum tomorrow where the Prime Prime Minister of Thailand will deliver a keynote address.
The meeting will focus on private sector’s role in accelerating economic growth and development.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
8 October 2016