Minister Khadka meets his Kuwaiti counterpart

Published On: September 25, 2021 12:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka had a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs of Kuwait, Sheikh Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed various matters of common concern, ranging from migrant workers to promotion of trade, tourism and investment. The two ministers agreed to expedite pending agreements and further work closely for more cooperation and collaboration, including through exchanging high-level visits, according to the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations.

Foreign Minister Khadka also had a meeting with UN USG for Department of Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix. The two sides exchanged views to further strengthen the existing cooperation between Nepal and the United Nations in UN peacekeeping operations. 

During the meeting, Foreign Minister Khadka reiterated Nepal's call to increase the number of Nepali peacekeepers and ensure its presence at the higher posts in the field and UN headquarters.

(With inputs from RSS)


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