KATHMANDU, June 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Nepali honorary consul generals based in different countries to pursue economic diplomacy to raise the flow of foreign investment and transfer technology to Nepal to meet the country's priorities of achieving economic prosperity.
The prime minister said so during a meeting with Nepali honorary consul generals based in various countries at his official residence, Baluwatar, on Thursday.
"I urged you all to play an important role in bringing foreign capital and technology as they are crucial to making Nepal prosperous," Oli told the honorary consul generals.
On the occasion, Oli suggested the honorary consuls pay attention to the safety of Nepali diaspora in various countries.
The prime minister urged the honorary consul generals to organize various programs in order to make "Visit Nepal Year 2020" successful.
Nepali honorary consul generals, who participated in the two-day conference organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu, held the meeting with Prime Minister Oli on Thursday. The conference was organized to interact with Nepali honorary consul generals and seek ways to further strengthen their role.
Prime Minister Oli also appreciated the contribution made by Nepali honorary consul generals. Nepal has established 32 residential diplomatic missions in various countries so far. The number of countries that Nepal established diplomatic relations with has reached 166.