Friday Dec 8, 2023
Friday Dec 8, 2023

Prime Minister Dahal returning home

2023 Jul 28, 6:58, Kathmandu

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is returning home on Friday morning after wrapping up his seven-day Italy visit.

Prime Minister Dahal had set out to Italy leading a Nepali delegation on July 22 to attend the 'Food System Summit +2' organized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at Rome in Italy.

In his address to the 'Food System Summit' on the occasion, PM Dahal had underlined the need for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to spur investment in agriculture to cope with climate change and other hazards and strengthen adaptation capacity.

Also on the occasion, PM Dahal had addressed the 'United Nations Food Systems-2023 Stocktaking Moment'. He highlighted the effectiveness of Nepal's ongoing mid-day meal programme in the health and overall educational improvements of the students.

During his stay in Italy, PM Dahal had held separate meetings with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina and UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutterres.

He also had a meeting with the World Food Programme (WFP)'s Executive Director Cindy Mccan, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu and international Fund for Agriculture Development's President Alvaro Lario.

During his stay, PM Dahal had also participated in a reception hosted by the Non-Resident Nepali Association, Italy in Rome.

PM Dahal also had a separate discussion with the members of Nepali Pragatisheel Munch chapters of Italy, Belgium, Spain, Croatia, Portugal, Austria and Ireland.

The PM-led delegation comprises his personal secretary and daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Dr Beduram Bhusal, National Planning Commission member Dr Jayakant Raut, security personnel and media persons. ---


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