Hon. Mr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, is leaving Kathmandu tomorrow leading the Nepali delegation to the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) to be held in Doha, the State of Qatar, from 5 to 9 March 2023.
Prior to the conference, the Hon. Deputy Prime Minister will address the Summit of the LDC Group to be held on the 4th of March, coordinated by Malawi, the current chair of the LDC group.
Nepal is scheduled to take the chairmanship of the group of LDCs this year.
In Doha, Hon. Deputy Prime Minister Shrestha will address the plenary session of the conference and hold bilateral meetings with delegations from different countries and organizations. He will also interact with the representatives of the organizations of Nepali diasporas.
The delegation led by Hon. Deputy Prime Minister will include Hon. Dr. Min Bahadur Shrestha, Vice-chairman of National Planning Commission, Hon. Mr. Jitendra Narayan Dev, Member of Parliament, Secretaries of the Government of Nepal, Ambassador of Nepal to the State of Qatar and other senior officials.
The Deputy Prime Minister is scheduled to return from Doha on the 7th of March 2023.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
2 March 2023