HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: A high-level Kuwaiti delegation is arriving in Kathmandu tomorrow in a bid to boost bilateral cooperation between Nepal and the Gulf country.
The four-member delegation, led by Mohammad Ahmad Al-Mujrin Al-Roomi, Asia Department Director at Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will talk hold talks with Nepali officials on investment, tourism promotion, labour and consular issues during its five-day stay in Nepal, said Arjun Bahadur Thapa, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry.
Before heading for Bhutan on May 14, the delegation is likely to call on Deputy Prime Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha and other top foreign ministry officials.
During talks, Kuwaiti officials are expected to pledge the establishment of a residential mission in Kathmandu in keeping with Nepal’s request for the same, said an official.
As many as 60,000 Nepalis are working in the oil-rich country. As there is no residential Kuwaiti mission here in Kathmandu, Nepali workers have been facing many challenges such as applying for visa.