PM Deuba leaves for UK to participate in COP26
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba along with a 20-member Nepali delegation team has left for Scotland to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference(COP 26) on Friday.
The Nepali delegation team with PM Deuba left for Scotland via Qatar Airways this morning.
The delegation team includes Foreign Affairs Ministry Secretary Bharat Raj Poudyal, Secretary at the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Dr Prem Narayan Kandel, Finance Secretary Madhu Kumar Marasini, Secretary at Ministry of Energy, Devendra Karki, Home Ministry Secretary Tek Narayan Pandey, National Planning Commission (NPC) Secretary Kebal Prasad Bhandari.
Similarly, the visiting team includes Minister for Forests and Environment Ramsahay Prasad Yadav, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Forests Radha Wagle, a Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Durga Bahadur Subedi, Chairman of the National Trust of Nature Conservation(NTNC), Madhav Karki and Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Private Secretariat Janak Bhatta.
Prime Minister Deuba will participate in the formal inauguration of COP26 on November 1 and 2, he is scheduled to address World Leaders Summit on behalf of Nepal.
The Prime Minister will return from the UK on November 3 and will arrive in Kathmandu on November 4.
The COP26 is taking place in Glasgow of the United Kingdom from October 31-November 12.