Hon. Dr. Narayan Khadka, Minister for Foreign Affairs, addressed the Ministerial Meeting of the Champion Countries of the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) held today in Rabat, Morocco in Hybrid format.
In his pre-recorded address, Hon. Minister Khadka underlined Nepal’s commitment on GCM and highlighted that partnership and cooperation with sending and destination countries, regional consultative groups and other entities are indispensable to maximizing migration’s contribution in securing mutual development benefits.
Hon. Minister stated that the adoption of the GCM in 2018 was a historic milestone in the governance of international migration as it provided a comprehensive framework for international cooperation to address its multi-dimensional aspects.
Hon. Minister conveyed Nepal’s willingness to engage constructively in the First International Migration Review Forum and reiterated that Nepal, as a champion country, looks forward to work with the international community for the realization of the vision of safe, orderly, and regular migration.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
25 March 2022