Foreign Minister Gyawali off to Japan


Kathmandu, Nov. 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has left here for Tokyo by leading a 7-member delegation today at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.
During the visit, a meeting will be held on November 19 between the delegates led by Ministers Gyawali and Kono, said the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
On the occasion, a signature ceremony would also be held in relation to food aids to be provided to Nepal by Japan in the presence of the two leaders.
Minister Gyawali is also scheduled to hold separate meetings with Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Takamori Yoshikawa and other political leaders. He will address a workshop entitled Nepal investment where he will hold discussion with Nepalis living in Japan. On his way back to home, he is scheduled to visit Thailand on November 22 and 23, said the Ministry.
Other delegation members include his spouse Saraswati Gyawali, Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Investment Board and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance. The delegation will also make two day visit to Thailand.
He is scheduled to return home on November 23. RSS

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