January 20, 2019 09:13 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left for Switzerland on Sunday evening, leading a Nepali delegation to participate in the 49th annual meeting of World Economic Forum to be held at Davos city of Switzerland.
Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to address two sessions of the meeting taking place from January 22-25, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prime Minister Oli would hold a meeting with political leaders and entrepreneurs of different countries during his stay in Switzerland, it is said. This is the first prime ministerial participation from Nepal in the meeting taking place since 1974.
Prime Minister Oli's spouse Radhika Shakya, Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali, Finance Minister Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, Foreign Affairs Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi and other officials are in the delegation.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to return home on January 26, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.