Foreign Minister Gyawali addresses interaction in Brussels

KATHMANDU: Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is on a visit to Europe, addressed an interaction on ‘Nepal’s Key Agenda: Sustaining Political Gains through Socio-Economic Transformation’ organised jointly by the Embassy of Nepal and the European Institution for Asian Studies in Brussels yesterday.

On the occasion, the foreign minister highlighted recent political developments in Nepal.

“Nepal government’s main focus is on building on the political gains made so far and materialising longstanding aspirations of the people for socio-economic development,” he said, while pointing out major plans and priority of the government.

“Our motto at present is ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis’. We must ensure economic opportunities in Nepal. Job creation and poverty reduction are our topmost priorities,” read a statement issued by the Embassy of Nepal in Brussels. He also asked all participants and partners to acknowledge the positive developments in Nepal. People from various walks of life including diplomats, businesspersons, think tanks, media-persons, representatives from Nepal living in Belgium were present in the interaction.

Likewise, Minister Gyawali attended a ‘Welcome and Interaction Programme’ organised in Antwerp by Non-Resident Nepalese Association, Belgium.