Kathmandu, September 25

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today arrived in Muscat, Oman, on an official visit.

The prime minister is making a stopover in Muscat on his way home after addressing the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept 23. He will be staying in Oman till September 28.

Matters of bilateral cooperation between Nepal and the Sultanate of Oman as well as the ways and means to enhance them will be discussed between the two sides during the visit.

The prime minister will also address heads of Nepali diplomatic missions based in the Gulf region and provide direction on matters relating to promoting and protecting interest of Nepal and Nepali migrant workers.

PM Deuba’s delegation to Muscat includes Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Minister for Labour and Employment Farmullah Mansoor.

Likewise, Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Asha Koirala, the Prime Minister’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Dinesh Bhattarai, and Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, among other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are also in the Nepali delegation.