PM leaving on official visit of Europe today
By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, June 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Europe on Saturday to pay official visit to three different European counties.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Oli was embarking on the eight-day visit to the three countries of Europe with an objective of the government to strengthen bilateral relations with all nations across the world.
Prime Minister Oli will leave the country on Saturday for Switzerland to attend a special programme to be held in Geneva on the centenary of International Labour Organisation (ILO).
During his stay in Geneva from June 9 to 10, Prime Minister Oli is slated to address the special ceremony on June 10. He will also hold some bilateral meetings on sidelines in the Swiss city, according to the Foreign Ministry.
Prime Minister Oli will start his UK visit officially on June 10, concluding his Swiss visit on the same day.
During his UK visit, the Prime Minister will hold a bilateral talk with his UK counterpart Theresa May on June 11. Prime Minister Oli is also scheduled to address a special ceremony hosted by the Oxford Union on June 10.
Besides, the Prime Minister will address the UK’s parliamentary committee and attend the programmes of Nepali Diaspora.
Similarly, Prime Minister Oli will begin his official visit to France on June 12. It will be a high profile visit to France from Nepal after a long gap, the Ministry informed.
According to the ministry, during his France visit, Prime Minister Oli is due to hold bilateral talks with his French counterpart Edouard Philippe on June 12.
He will participate in various programmes to be organised on the 70th anniversary of the ties between the two countries. Prime Minister Oli will return home on June 15.
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