Press Release on a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister by the COP26 President

Press Release

Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. K P Sharma Oli received a delegation of the Government of the United Kingdom led by Rt. Hon. Mr. Alok Sharma MP, the President-Designate for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence today.

Views on Nepal-UK relations, collaborations on climate action and cooperation in energy sector, among others, were exchanged on the occasion. COP26 President Mr. Sharma briefed the Prime Minister about the priorities and plan in the lead up to the COP26 to be held in Glasgow in November 2021.

The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the increasing level of engagements with the UK on the matters of common interest, both at bilateral and multilateral levels. He assured Nepal’s full support to the successful holding of the COP26. He conveyed his best wishes for all success of the conference.

The COP26 President is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon. President tomorrow. The delegation will also hold separate meetings with the Hon. Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Hon. Minister for Forest and Environment.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
17 February 2021