PM leaves for UAE today to attend energy summit

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 14, 2017-

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is leaving for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday at the invitation of UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. 

The prime minister is scheduled to deliver a keyonte address at the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit, attend the honouring ceremony of Zayed Futre Energy Prize, and hold bilateral talks.

In his address to the summit, Dahal will shed lights on the energy development potentials in Nepal, investment opportunity in the energy sector, and Nepal’s efforts in developing clean and renewal energy, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry.

The summit is expected to provide an opportunity for Nepal in seeking financial assistance in its endeavour to develop clean and renewal energy. 

Prime Minister Dahal is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Sunday. 

The duo is expected to discuss matters concerning bilateral relations, cooperation in the regional and international forums, economic and development cooperation, investment opportunities in Nepal, tourism promotion, and protection of the interest of Nepali workers in the UAE. 

Published: 14-01-2017 08:18

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