Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving for the United Kingdom tomorrow, leading a Nepali delegation to the World Leaders Summit of the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) scheduled to be held in Glasgow on November 1 and 2.

On October 30, the prime minister will attend and address the welcome event being hosted by All-Party Parliamentary Group for Nepal and UK-Nepal Trade and Investment Forum in London.

Similarly, PM Deuba will receive the representatives of Britain-Nepal Society, Non-Residential Nepali Association and representatives of Nepali community residing in the UK. On October 31, he will attend a reception hosted in his honour by the Chargé d'affaires at the Embassy of Nepal in London. He will meet with the representatives of Gurkha Veterans' organisations, members of British Parliament and other members of the Nepali diaspora. On November 1, PM Deuba will attend the official opening ceremony of COP26. He will deliver Nepal's national statement at the World Leaders Summit.

In the evening of November 1, PM Deuba will attend the reception hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in honour of the participating heads of state and governments.

On the sidelines, PM Deuba will hold bilateral meetings with heads of state and governments and other dignitaries. He will also attend the breakfast reception hosted for selected heads of state and governments by British PM Johnson. PM Deuba is also scheduled to visit the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh on November 3 and address a gathering there.

A version of this article appears in the print on October 29, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.