Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is currently in the UK, remained busy today attending programmes and meetings.

Today, British Minister for London and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets) Paul Scully called on PM Deuba.

PM Deuba urged British industrialists and business persons to invest in Nepal's great and clean energy.

In response, Minister Paul committed the best possible support from the side of the UK government after holding further discussions with the higher level, according to Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bharatraj Paudyal.

Earlier today, the PM held discussions with office-bearers of Gurkha Army Ex-Servicemen Organisation and urged them to put forth their demands as per British laws while assuring them support on the part of Nepal government.

PM Deuba also met with Chief Operating Officer of World Energy Council, Tania Baumann. Similarly, the PM attended a reception organised by Chargé d'affaires of Embassy of Nepal in London Roshan Khanal.

On the occasion, he said that Nepal would raise the issues of climate change impacts in the COP-26. PM Deuba is attending the World Leaders' Summit in the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) tomorrow and on Tuesday.

Minister of Forest and Environment Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav is also participating from the side of the Nepali delegation.

A version of this article appears in the print on November 1, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.