October 24 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left for Baku, the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan today, leading a 21-member Nepali delegation to participate in the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The Summit is being held from 25th to 26th of October.
Deputy Prime Minister, Ministers, Chairman of National Assembly, representatives of Diplomatic Missions, and heads of Security Agencies were at the Tribhuvan International Airport to see off the Prime Minister.
The Nepali delegation includes Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal, Foreign Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr Rajan Bhattarai, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs among others.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to address the general debate of the Summit on 25th of October.
On the side-lines of the Summit Prime Minister Oli will also hold bilateral meetings with the Heads of Delegations of different countries on the side-lines of the Summit. The Prime Minister and his delegation will return from Baku on October 26 and arrive home on 27 October.