KATHMANDU, May 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali returned home today after participating in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation and upon visiting the Tibet Autonomous Region of People's Republic of China. Minister Gyawali was seen off by deputy general secretary of Tibet, Chhi Dang Hu, at the Gongar airport in Lhasa.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, and US Ambassador to Nepal, Randy Berry, have jointly launched a training series on English and operational skills for tourist police, immigration officers and tourism officials.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has asked Nepali envoys in Europe to orient their efforts to explore new opportunities to enhance Nepal's economic engagements with European countries.
ANKARA, July 6: Ankara will fire back if the US imposes sanctions over the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, Turkey’s Foreign Minister reiterated, adding he hopes Washington is wise enough not to spoil ties with its NATO ally.
Tehran, June 22: Iran may exit nuclear deal in coming weeks – Deputy FM. Iran wants to preserve the deal but adjustments need to be made as a result of Washington’s decision to withdraw from the landmark accord, Abbas Araghchi said in an interview to Euronews.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has urged the United Nations and other international organizations to support Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in line with the Vienna Program of Action (VPOA) in order to meet special development needs and challenges arising from their landlockedness, remoteness and geographical constraints.
KATHMANDU, Jun 8: : Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, on Saturday, leading a Nepali delegation to the Inaugural Intergovernmental Meeting of International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries to be held on June 11-12.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Finance, Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, has said that the grant provided to earthquake victims for reconstruction of private houses should be spent in a transparent manner as the grant was provided after taking loan from donors.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held discussions with Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Shahidul lslam, on Wednesday about hosting BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.
JANAKPURDHAM, May 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali has said that all necessary preparations to welcome and extend a civic reception to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur have been completed.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Five student unions affiliated to different political parties submitted a two-point memorandum on Sunday to Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, demanding allocation of at least 20 percent budget to the education sector for the upcoming fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, April 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leading Nepali delegation to the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on April 5-6.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Contrary to the claims of progress in post-earthquake reconstruction by the Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada has painted a bleak picture of reconstruction three years after the earthquake.
KATHMANDU, March 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the bilateral relations between Nepal and India should be redefined and redesigned from the perspective of mutual economic benefits.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Newly-appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali informed that the government has started preparations to ensure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Nepal in 2018.
KATHMANDU, June 8: Immediately after his appointment on Wednesday, newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has decided to form a high-level taskforce to resolve problems faced by those going for overseas employment.
KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepali Congress leader and former Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the government could not make public its new policy and program before the second-phase local level election slated for June 14.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Minister for Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said that if the charges leveled against him by the International Relations and Labor Committee of the Legislature-Parliament is proved, he will step down from his post.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, who accompanies Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on his official visit to China, has viewed that Nepal wants to get as much as benefits from the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative proposed by China.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Indian Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley said that Nepal would get exchange facilities for the demonetized Indian currency notes of 1,000 and 500 denominations that are being legally held in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday claimed that the Nepal's peace process that began in November 2005 with the signing of 12-point agreement in Delhi has concluded and acknowledged India in this regard.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that making democratic practices more inclusive and accommodative is an important yet difficult challenge to contemporary democracy and is even more challenging to a country like Nepal with huge diversity in ideas, religion, culture, language and ethnicity.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Stating that relations with both India and China are improving, Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to visit Nepal in the near future.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa has criticized the current government for 'failing to expedite the implementation of various agreements reached with China' during the premiership of KP Sharma Oli.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Brushing aside criticisms that the current government was insensitive toward the concerns of the northern neighbor, Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat clarified that the government is fully considerate toward the sensitivities of both India and China.
CHITWAN, Oct 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, said Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party will take the decision on the issue of impeachment motion against the Chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, today said Nepal would take necessary initiative and hold discussions with the member countries to press for holding 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit, which has been postponed after India-Pakistan relations soured in wake of terrorist attacks and cross-border skirmishes.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Dispelling rumors that the government is planning to bring a supplementary budget, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government has no such plan.
KATHMADNU, Sept 6: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has assured that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal will prioritize the issue of upgrading the Gauriphanta customs point at Dhangadi to international standard during his India visit.