US Congress delegation arriving in Kathmandu on a three-day visit to Nepal

Published On: April 20, 2022 01:43 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 20: A four-member delegation of the US Congress will be paying a three-day visit to Nepal. The delegation comprising Cory Booker, Mark Kelly, Kirsten Gillibrand and Mondaire Jones will be leaving here on Friday for Nepal.  

The members in the delegation represent both the lower and upper houses of the US Congress. 

According to the Nepali Embassy in Washington DC, the parliamentary team will visit Nepal from April 22 to 24.  The visit is taking place on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Nepal-US diplomatic ties.

 A statement from Senator Cory Booker's office said the delegation will be visiting Poland, the United Arab Emirates, India, Nepal and Germany.

The visit will focus on the discussions about Russia's invasion on Ukraine and other issues of regional and global concerns. It may be noted that Nepal has, in accordance with the UN Charter, stood against Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


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