Press Release on Rt. Hon. Prime Minister to Lead Nepali Delegation to the 19th NAM Summit



Press Release

Right Honourable Prime Minister Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is leaving for Kampala, the Republic of Uganda on 18 January 2024, leading a Nepali delegation to the 19th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) being held from 19 to 20 January 2024. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his daughter Ms. Ganga Dahal.

The Nepali delegation includes Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Narayan Prakash Saud, Foreign Secretary Ms. Sewa Lamsal and senior officials of the Government of Nepal.

The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister is scheduled to address the plenary session of the Summit on the theme ‘Deepening Cooperation for Shared Global Affluence’ on 19 January 2024.

On the same day, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister will attend the state banquet hosted by the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, in honour of the heads of delegation of NAM Member States.

In the margins of the Summit, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister will have bilateral meetings with heads of state, heads of government and other high dignitaries attending the Summit.

The Summit will be preceded by the Ministerial Meeting on 17-18 January. The Hon. Foreign Minister will leave Kathmandu on 16 January 2024, leading a Nepali delegation to the Ministerial meeting of the Summit.  The Ministerial Meeting will be preceded by the Senior Officials Meeting on 15-16 January 2024.

The Summit will consider the report of the Preparatory Ministerial Meeting, review the progress achieved in the implementation of the outcomes of the 18th Summit held in 2019, and conclude with the adoption of the Kampala Declaration.

Nepal is a founding member of the Non-Aligned Movement and has been actively participating in all NAM Summits since its inception. Principles of non-alignment constitute one of the basic tenets of Nepal’s foreign policy.

The Prime Minister will arrive in Kathmandu on 21 January 2024.

Subsequent to the 19th NAM Summit, the Third South Summit is being held from 21 to 22 January in Kampala. Foreign Secretary Ms. Sewa Lamsal will lead the Nepali delegation to the South Summit.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
14 January 2024