Visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Pokhara this afternoon. He landed at the old airport in Pokhara via a Nepal Army special flight. He is presently on a four-day official trip to Nepal, beginning on Sunday.
Upon arrival here, he was welcomed by Gandaki Province Chief Minister Surendra Raj Pandey, Pokhara metropolis mayor Dhanraj Acharya, Province minister for industry, tourism, forest and environment, Dipendra Bahadur Thapa, Province chief secretary Laxmi Kumari Basnet and Kaski’s chief district officer Basudev Ghimire. A cultural procession was organised on the airport premises in greeting of the arrival of Guterres.
He is scheduled to stay in Pokhara today and visit the Annapurna Base Camp on Tuesday morning.