Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”has touched down in the United States to participate in the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). His arrival at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Sunday was greeted with warmth by Lok Bahadur Thapa, the Ambassador of Nepal to Nepal’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Prime Minister Prachanda led the Nepali delegation, departing for the U.S. on Saturday evening. He is scheduled to address the UNGA on September 21, where the focus is on the theme “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards Peace, Prosperity, Progress, and Sustainability for All.”
During his visit, Prime Minister Prachanda will take part in the opening session of the General Debate of the 78th UNGA and attend a reception hosted by the President of the United States, Joe Biden, on September 19, as confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
While in New York, he will also address key events on the sidelines of the UNGA, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit and the Climate Ambition Summit.
Additionally, Prime Minister Prachanda is set to hold meetings with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and engage in bilateral discussions with counterparts from various countries, marking a busy and crucial diplomatic mission.