Kathmandu, March 20

Visiting British Prince Harry is set to deliver the keynote speech at Nepal Girl Summit 2016 scheduled for March 23.

Prince Harry, who arrived in the capital yesterday on a five-day official visit to Nepal, will address the summit for around three minutes.

Although the summit is being held for the first time in Nepal, it is a follow up to the first Girl Summit-2014, where commitments were made to end child, early and forced marriages.

A ninth grader Purushottam Suwal, 15, guided the Prince through the temporary camps and apprised him of the sufferings of the earthquake victims living there.

Prince Harry told the victims to keep patience and that he would come up with necessary support for them.

Earlier, the British Prince paid a courtesy call on President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.

According to the secretariat the President’s Office, Prince Harry and President Bhandari discussed various issues, including the age-old bilateral ties, and support, and mutual cooperation between the two countries.