Press Release on The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister’s visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)


The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is leaving Nepal for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tomorrow, 14 January 2017, leading a ten-member Nepali delegation to pay an official visit to the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, UAE and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Force to deliver Keynote Address at the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit, to attend the Honouring Ceremony of Zayed Future Energy Prize as well as to hold bilateral talks.
While addressing the Energy Summit, The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister will shed lights on the energy development potentials in Nepal, investment opportunity in the energy sector and Nepal’s efforts in developing clean and renewal energy besides others. The Summit also provides an opportunity for Nepal in seeking financial assistance in its endeavor in developing clean and renewal energy.
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister is also scheduled to hold bilateral talk with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on 15 January 2017 in Dubai before the inaugural of the Energy Summit. The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister will discussed various matters including further strengthening and widening of bilateral relations, cooperation in the regional and international forums, economic and development cooperation, investment opportunities in Nepal, tourism promotion and protection of the interest of Nepali workers in the UAE and providing them easy consular services and legal assistance during the official talks.
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister is also schedule to have official discussion with other high-ranking leaders of the UAE.
The delegation consists of Foreign Secretary, officials of the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister’s advisor and security team, representative of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Minister and Protocol officials.
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister is schedule to arrive Kathmandu on 17 January 2017.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singha Durbar
Kathmandu, Nepal
13 January 2017