KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey is leaving Kathmandu for Male, the Capital of Maldives at the invitation of his counterpart Dunya Maumoon on Saturday evening. Issuing a statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today informed that Minister Pandey is scheduled to participate in the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Maldives on July 26-27, 2015. He will return to Kathmandu on July 28, 2015, the statement reads.