KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 26
Minister of Foreign Affairs Narayan Khadka held a bilateral meeting with AK Abdul Momen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bangladesh, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly today.
During the meeting, the two foreign ministers exchanged views on promoting bilateral, regional and multilateral cooperation.
According to the New York-based Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, the discussion was focused on the need to enhance collaboration in the areas of trade, investment, hydropower development and cross-border energy trade, among others.
Both leaders acknowledged the importance of excellent people-to-people relations existing between the two countries.
Both the ministers agreed to speed up implementation of past agreements and enhance further cooperation in areas of mutual benefit.
Earlier today, Minister Khadka held a meeting with Abdulla Shahid, president of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the meeting, the foreign minister discussed Nepal's priorities at the United Nations including international peace, security, development, human rights, UN peacekeeping operations and special support to Least Developed Countries, among others.
The President of the Assembly Shahid appreciated Nepal's support to his presidency and outlined his priorities in the United Nations during his presidency.
Minister Khadka reiterated Nepal's full support to the president in the discharge of his duties.
Later in the evening, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Amrit Bahadur Rai hosted a dinner at his official residence in honour of Foreign Minister Khadka and the visiting delegation.
A version of this article appears in the print on September 27 2021, of The Himalayan Times.