Austrian Minister Kneissl arriving Thursday, leading 13-member delegation

Published On: February 20, 2019 12:17 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, is arriving here tomorrow on a three-day official visit to Nepal, at the friendly invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

This is the first ministerial visit taking place from Austria to Nepal in the last 30 years. 

During the visit, a bilateral meeting will be hold and the foreign ministers of both countries will head the respective delegation to it. Matters relating to bilateral interest and mutual concerns; and other issues of regional and international importance are the agenda of discussions during the meeting. 

The Austrian minister's entourage will include 13 members including five journalists, Ministry Spokesperson Bharat Raj Paudyal said. 

The Austrian minister is scheduled to call on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and attend a programme to be organised by the Institute of Foreign Affairs. RSS

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