Press Release on Hon. Foreign Minister’s engagements during the UNGA76

Press Release

On the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly today, the Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Dr. Narayan Khadka had a bilateral meeting with H.E. Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs of Kuwait. The two sides discussed various matters of common concern, ranging from migrant workers to promotion of trade, tourism and investment. The two ministers agreed to expediting pending agreements and further work closely for more cooperation and collaboration, including through exchanging high-level visits.

The Foreign Minister also had a meeting with UN USG for Department of Peace Operations Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix this afternoon. The two sides exchanged views to further strengthen the existing cooperation between Nepal and the United Nations in UN peacekeeping operations. During the meeting, the Foreign Minister reiterated Nepal’s call to increase the number of Nepali peacekeepers and ensure its presence at the higher posts in the field and UN headquarters.

Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations
New York
24 September 2021