Govt stances on MCC is clear: FM Gyawali

February 20, 2020 08:18 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: While stating that the government’s stance on the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact had not changed, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that a task force formed by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) only had a mandate to study the agreement and clarify some things that have courted controversy.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Parliamentarians of the ruling Nepal Communist Party in the National Assembly held a meeting with Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to enquire about the much-talked-about US-proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation 500 million grant.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Nepal Army (NA) handed over a 30-kilometer section of the road of Kali Gandaki Corridor to the Road Division Office, Palpa, amidst a special function on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: As many as 200 distinguished delegates including 20 heads of state or government are expected to participate in the first edition of Sagarmatha Sambaad being hosted by Nepal in Kathmandu in the first week of April next year to hold a multi-stakeholder dialogue on climate change issues.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: During his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali expressed commitment to concluding the Transitional Justice (TJ) process at the earliest.

FM leaving for UNGA Saturday

September 19, 2019 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is leaving for New York on Saturday, leading a Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The foreign minister will be accompanied by his wife Saraswati Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that Nepal and India should focus on new projects, dropping joint projects that have not gathered pace even after a long time.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Dismissing suggestions by a section of opinion makers and politicians that Nepal had chosen to be a part of the Indo-Pacific Strategy under the US-led military alliance, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has clarified that Nepal’s participation in both Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) are not guided by any strategic considerations.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Allaying concerns from various quarters that Nepal has already fallen into the US-led strategic military alliance as part of its Indo-Pacific Strategy, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali said on Sunday that Nepal does not intend to be part of any such pact that gives an impression of strategic military alliance.