Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attended the reception hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the UN Headquarters here on Tuesday. The Prime Minister was accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya.
The UN Secretary-General organized the reception in honour of the Heads-of-the-State, the Heads-of-the-Government and government delegates who have arrived in New York to participate in the UN’s 73rd General Assembly.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali; the Prime Minister’s Chief Advisor Bishnu Rimal; Nepal’s ambassador to the United States of America Arjun Kumar Karki; Charge d’ Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, Nirmal Raj Kafle; Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Joint Secretary Bharat Raj Poudel; Chief of Protocol Deepak Adhikari; and Government of Nepal other senior officials were also present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, the main debate of the UNGA 73 has started on Tuesday. Prime Minister will deliver his statement to the UNGA on September 27.
The theme of the general debate is – ‘Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies.’