PM set to depart UAE to attend COP 28

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is poised to embark on a significant diplomatic mission as he departs on November 29 to participate in the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28). The global event is scheduled to unfold in Dubai, UAE, spanning from November 30 to December 12.

Prime Minister Dahal, at the helm of the Nepali delegation, will be accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister of Forests and Environment Birendra Mahato, and a cohort of other high-ranking government officials.

According to official sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Dahal is slated to deliver a keynote address at the conference on December 2. On the same day, he will spearhead a program titled “Call of the Mountain: Who saves us from the climate crisis?”

In addition to his participation in COP 28, Prime Minister Dahal is expected to engage in bilateral discussions with global leaders during the conference, aiming to bolster international cooperation on climate-related issues.

As part of his visit to the UAE, the Prime Minister is scheduled to make a diplomatic visit to the Nepali Embassy and address the Nepal-UAE Business Conference, providing an opportunity for collaboration and dialogue. Furthermore, he will connect with the Nepali community residing in the United Arab Emirates.

The upcoming engagement underscores Nepal’s commitment to addressing the pressing challenges of climate change on the global stage, with Prime Minister Dahal taking a proactive role in advocating for collective action to mitigate the climate crisis.