Foreign Secretary Lamsal in Saint John's to attend SIDS conference

Published On: May 25, 2024 02:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 25: Foreign Secretary Sewa Lamsal is attending the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be convened by the United Nations in Saint John’s, capital of Antigua and Barbuda from May 27 to May 30.  

During the Conference, in her capacity as the Chair of the Global Coordination Bureau for the Group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Secretary Lamsal is scheduled to deliver a statement on behalf of the Group.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Secretary is also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Conference. 

Foreign Secretary left Kathmandu for Antigua and Barbuda on Friday. 

The conference is organized every ten years with the aim to review the progress of the Small Island Developing States on sustainable development and propose a plan of action for the new decade. The Fourth Conference is being held under the theme of “Charting the course toward resilient prosperity”.

Foreign Secretary Lamsal will return to Kathmandu on June 1.

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