Saturday, 24 September 2016

Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York

Posted by Anup Baral September 24, 2016 : Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat on Friday attended the 15th annual ministerial meeting of the landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Highlighting the special needs of LDCs and LLDCs, the minister underlined the importance of promoting inclusive, equitable and sustainable development at the regional level through the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a statement from Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the UN, Durga Prasad Bhattarai noted the importance of implementing the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA) for the LLDCs effectively in full synergy and perfect coherence with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed goals and targets. He also highlighted the importance of transit cooperation in the context of special needs of global attention and support for the LLDCs.

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