KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has reached Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, leading Nepal’s high-level delegation to the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28). COP 28 is kicking off in Dubai from today and will run till 12 December 2023.
He is scheduled to attend the high-level segment of the COP 28-World Climate Action Summit that runs from December 1 to 2. Similarly, he will be delivering a national statement on ‘Call of the Mountain: Who Saves us from the Climate Crisis?’ on December 2 on the side line to raise voice of Nepal on climate change as well as promote mountain agenda in the COP negotiation process.
PM Dahal landed at the Dubai International Airport in Dubai at around 1.30 am local time today. Ambassador of Nepal to the UAE, Tej Bahadur Chhetri and UAE’s Ambassador to Nepal, Abdulla Saeed Mubarak Jarwan Al Shamsi and officials at the Embassy of Nepal in UAE received the Prime Minister at the Dubai International Airport.
Prime Minister Dahal is scheduled to visit the Embassy of Nepal in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, today. In the evening, the PM will address a programme jointly organized by FNCCI and Dubai Chamber in the evening today, stated the PM’s Secretariat.
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 2 December 2023, Prime Minister 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, Prime Minister will have bilateral meetings with heads of state, heads of government and other high dignitaries attending the Conference.