President Bhandari meets Polish counterpart

Published On: December 5, 2018 03:00 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari who is presently in Poland, leading the high-level Nepali delegation to the COP 24, the UN Climate Change Summit, had a bilateral meeting Tuesday with President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in Katowice. 

The meeting was held in an atmosphere of utmost cordiality and friendship. The two leaders discussed the ways and means of further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement. 

They also discussed on the issues of climate change and its impact on the poor and vulnerable countries, in particular, and the need of support from the countries that have the knowledge, technology, and resources for mitigation and adaptation in developing countries. The President later briefly met with the representatives of different Nepali organizations currently present in Katowice for the COP 24. 

Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet; expert at the Office of the President, Sushil Raj Pyakurel and other members of the delegation were also present on both the occasions. RSS

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