Foreign Minister Gyawali off to Austria to attend IAEA conference

Kathmandu, September 15

Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali left for Vienna, Austria, to participate in the 62nd annual regular session of the general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency  to be held in Vienna from September 17 to 21.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Gyawali is scheduled to address the plenary session of the conference on September 17. On the same day, the minister will hold a bilateral meeting with the Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Karin Kneissl.

Following his two-day stay in Vienna, Gyawali will travel to Brussels and on   September 18 he will hold a meeting with Vice-president of the European Commission and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy  FedericaMogherini.  He will also have a meeting with  European commissioner for International Cooperation and Development NevenMimica on September 19.

Gyawali will be accompanied by  Krishna Raj BC, secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology  and  GhanshyamBhandari, joint secretary and Head of Europe -America Division at the foreign ministry. He will return to  Kathmandu on September 21.