While reports claim that individuals with the symptoms are not being entertained by private hospitals triggering a riskier and chaotic situation, the government's coordination is seen not very effective to handle the national crisis. Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali spoke to Republica's Anjali Subedi on these issues. Excerpt:

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 24: North Korea has named a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line with Washington in stalled nuclear negotiations.

SEOUL, Jan 18: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday.

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People and policies are important underpinnings of any organization. Policies are important frameworks because they contain organization’s visions. It is important, therefore, that policies are sound, realistic, time-suited and reflective of the ideals and objectives organizations stand for.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held delegation-level talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Monday.

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NEW YORK, Sept 28: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali has called for strong regional economic cooperation through the SAARC, BIMSTEC and Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other regional platforms during his address to the 74th United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly engaged in a number of important events and bilateral meetings in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing General Debate.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Leading a Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali reached New York, the United States on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said the 1947 Tripartite Agreement that paved the way for Nepali youths to serve in both British and Indian army has now become irrelevant in the changed political context.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: A delegation from the Far West State drew the attention of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to take initiatives to open Tanakpur transit and Dodhara-Chandani dry port.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has termed the Nepal-India relations interconnected and interdependent.

DUBAI, August 12: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a “matchbox ready to ignite”, according to Al Jazeera television.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Ambassador of Nepal to the United Arab Emirates, Krishna Prasad Dhakal has paid a courtesy call on Minister for Foreign Minister and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Amid calls from lawmakers to raise the issue of floods and inundation in the Tarai diplomatically with the Indian side, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the issues of floods caused due to the illegal structures built by India would be an important agenda for discussion during the upcoming Joint Commission meeting.

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and his wife Saraswati say their decision to donate their organs after death has been one of their most beautiful experiences in life.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said the nation's foreign policy hinged on the cooperation of all sides and not only on government's lone efforts.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali has said that the upcoming visit to Europe by the Prime Minister was focused on further consolidating Nepal's relations with the European countries.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali congratulated newly-appointed External Affairs Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

BEIJING, April 28: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal welcomes foreign investment and is committed to protecting foreign investment.

KATHMANDU, Mar 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Argentina tomorrow leading a Nepali delegation to the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation being held in Buenos Aires from 20 to 22 March 2019.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Visiting Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl held bilateral talks with her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday.

Austrian foreign minister in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday for a three-day official visit to Nepal.

JERUSALEM, Feb 17:  Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday handed over his role as foreign minister to intelligence minister Israel Katz, giving up the portfolio he has held since 2015.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Taro Kono left here this morning for France after completing a two-day official visit of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Nepal and Japan are going to sign an Air Service Agreement. The agreement is being reached between the two countries during the official visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono that begins on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi called on Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at the latter's office in Singhadurbar on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has spoken of the need of national dialogues to build the nations' foreign policy on the basis of mass consensus.

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