KATHMANDU- Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is leading the Nepali delegation to the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28) being held in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates from 30 November to 12 December.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to leave Kathmandu for Dubai on November 29. The Prime Minister is scheduled to attend High-level Segment of the COP 28-World Climate Action Summit being held from December 1 to 2. He will deliver a national statement on December 2, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here today.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to attend the 52nd Union Day Celebration of the United Arab Emirates and Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards Ceremony hosted by the UAE. On December, Prime Minister Dahal is hosting a high-level side event entitled “Call of the Mountain: Who Saves us from the Climate Crisis?” to raise voice of Nepal on climate change as well as promote mountain agenda in the COP negotiation process.
In the margins of the High-Level Segment, the Prime Minister will have bilateral meetings with heads of state, heads of government and other high dignitaries attending the Conference. Likewise, the Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit the Embassy of Nepal in Abu Dhabi, interact with Nepali community and address the Nepal-UAE Business Summit. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Forest and Environment Dr Birendra Prasad Mahato and other senior officials of the Government of Nepal. Prime Minister Dahal will return home on December 3, adds the release.